Dead Larry’s powerful blend of high energy rock, dance and funk shakes the foundation of modern music. From rock driven sea shanties to pulsating dance beats. From Beatle-esque harmonies to spine chilling screams. From shake-yo-booty funk jams to orchestral themes of space and time travel.
Dead Larry is one thing: Original. All 4 members grew up together in Iowa City, IA. The band was formed in a basement in high school in 2004. In 2011 the entire band relocated to Minneapolis, MN. After over 10 years of writing, touring, and chasing the dream, Dead Larry has a grown to be one of the most prominent independent rock bands coming out of the Midwest.
Neon Giant is an equal parts quartet with enough creative artistry to match their momentous aspirations. From the land of the cold where they rock hot rhythms, these Minneapolis, Minnesota music devotees are wasting no time honing their talents amidst a bustling Midwestern map of musical opportunity. The foursome has already shared the stage with many established acts including Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Euforquestra, Minneapolis City Pages ʻbest reggae bandʼ: Dred I Dread, Frogleg, Dead Larry, SOAP, twenty-seven time numerous category winners of the Madison Area Music Awards: Natty Nation, as well as many other prominent acts.
The year is 1984. Born into the world wearing neon sunglasses and a pair of hi-tops, Jake Sullivan was raised on casio keyboards and cartoons. As he grew, so did his tastes for electronic music. Soon he was creating music that was undeniably radical! However, it wasn’t until he learned to shred guitar and keytar that he truly became BADNRAD! Borrowing from multiple styles and genres, his music plays with a new realm of sonic possibilities.