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Streetlight ManifestoStreetlight Manifesto is a third wave band from East Brunswick, New Jersey, under the creative leadership
of singer/guitarist Tomas Kalnoky. Since forming in 2002, the band has released four full-length albums.

Several of Streetlight's members
were already well known among the New Jersey ska community for their roles in past ska bands from that area, most notably class="artist">Catch 22's Tomas Kalnoky, James Egan, Mike Soprano, and Josh Ansley, as well as One Cool
Guy
's Stuart Karmatz, Pete Sibilia, Dan Ross, and Chris Paszik.

The band's first album, href="http://www.zicodico.com/search.php?lang=en&search=Streetlight+Manifesto/Everything+Goes+Numb" class="album">Everything Goes Numb, was released on August 26, 2003, and was distributed by href="http://www.last.fm/label/Victory+Records" class="bbcode_label">Victory Records. They headlined their first ever show at Rutgers University on December 9, 2003 in front of a sold out
audience.

The line-up has gone through several changes since the band's conception and currently consists of Matt Stewart on trumpet, Mike Brown on alto and baritone saxophone, Jim Conti on alto
and tenor saxophone, Tomas Kalnoky on guitar and lead vocals, Pete McCullaugh on bass guitar, Nadav Nirenberg on trombone, and Chris Thatcher on drums.

Though the band have enjoyed no mainstream
commercial success, they have received acclaim in alternative music circles, and their debut album is currently in Interpunk.com's top 100 items, over 2 years after its release. In addition, they
regularly sell out their live shows, and their first few shows at Rutgers and The Stone Pony not only sold out, but had people coming from as far as Minnesota and Canada. Their second album, a
reworking of Catch 22's href="http://www.zicodico.com/search.php?lang=en&search=Streetlight+Manifesto/Keasbey+Nights" class="album">Keasbey Nights was released on March 7, 2006.

Streetlight Manifesto's third album,
entitled Somewhere In
The Between
came out on November 13, 2007. Rumors also have it that the band is currently working on a series of 8 albums entitled "The 99 Songs of Revolution" in co-operation with
Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution, a side-project of singer Tomas Kalnoky slated for release in early 2009.

On November 17, 2009, the band's website announced that "99 Songs Of Revolution:
Volume One
" has been ready for release for quite some time but "some record labels are just plain horrendous." They are also in the process of arranging a tour for 2010 but will
spend some time in the studio until they have "a few records to release."

The first album of 99 Songs of Revolution was released on March 16, 2010. On this CD, the band covered songs by
artists such as The Postal Service, href="http://www.zicodico.com/search.php?lang=en&search=Radiohead" class="artist">Radiohead, and NOFX.

Band
Members:
Mike Brown - Baritone Sax
Nadav Nirenberg - Trombone
Jim Conti - Tenor Sax
Matt Stewart - Trumpet
Chris Thatcher - Drums
Tomas Kalnoky - Guitar, Vocals
Pete McCullaugh - Bass

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Streetlight Manifesto is an American punk band with ska, jazz, and traditional Eastern European influences. They hail from New Brunswick, New Jersey and are fronted by Tomas Kalnoky. They released
their first album, Everything Goes Numb, which was distributed by Victory Records, on August 26, 2003. The band headlined and sold out their first concert at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New
Jersey on December 9, 2003. Several of Streetlight Manifesto's members were well known in the New Jersey third wave ska community for their roles in past ska punk bands from that area, primarily
Kalnoky's Catch 22 and fellow New Jersey band One Cool Guy.

History:

Formation:
Kalnoky, Ansley, and Egan had previously been members of Catch 22. In 2001, Kalnoky gathered a large number of musicians--including Ansley and Egan, several members of One Cool Guy, his brother
Achilles, and several of Achilles' orchestra friends--to perform on the Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution EP, A Call to Arms. Included on the five track independently released CD is "Here's to Life",
a song which Streetlight Manifesto reworked and included on Everything Goes Numb, and a new version of Catch 22's "Dear Sergio", which includes a whole new verse. Both Streetlight and the Bandits are
members of The RISC Group, a collaboration of artists to self produce and retain rights to their music.

Recording to touring:
Streetlight Manifesto's first recording consisted of a four-track demo EP, featuring the songs "Everything Went Numb", "Point/Counterpoint", "The Saddest Song" and "We Are the Few", all of which were
re-recorded for their debut album. The line-up that recorded the demo consisted almost entirely of musicians from Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution: Josh Ansley (bass guitar), Jamie Egan (trombone
and trumpet), Tomas Kalnoky (guitar and vocals), Stuart Karmatz (drums), Dan Ross (alto and baritone saxophone) and Pete Sibilia (tenor saxophone). The band was signed to Victory Records, the same
label as Catch 22. After the demo was recorded Karmatz left and was replaced by Paul Lowndes and Jim Conti took the place of Pete Sibilia. This line-up then recorded Everything Goes Numb, but changed
again before the band could perform any live shows, Jamie Egan played both trumpet and trombone, but as he would not be able to do this live Mike Soprano joined on trombone. Paul Lowndes had no
intention to tour and was replaced by Chris Thatcher.

More lineup changes and continued touring:
In September 2004, Ansley announced his departure to pursue an acting career. The next departure was Egan, who left on January 22, 2005, before Streetlight Manifesto began the Ska Is Dead 2 tour,
headlining alongside MU330 and the Voodoo Glow Skulls. Delano Bonner came in to play trumpet starting on January 25, 2005, performing at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Dan Ross had planned
to leave after the Ska Is Dead 2 tour to pursue a business career, and was forced to leave early just before the end of the tour due to a family crisis. He has been replaced by Mike Brown, whose first
concert was at the start of the European tour. Brown's first concert in the United States was on May 31, 2005 in Baltimore. In April 2005, the band headed overseas to Europe for their first tour
outside North America despite personnel difficulties, including visa trouble for various members. Then in October 2005, in Jacksonville, Florida, the band's van was broken into; in total around
$80,000 worth of instruments, merchandise, and personal belongings were stolen. Following the burglary and theft, the band was forced to cancel their following four shows. In November 2005, they were
robbed again, in Paris, France, and the band lost "the one expensive piece of equipment that wasn't stolen in last month's debacle, a 24 track hard drive recorder we've been using to document our live
shows." Sometime between December 3, 2006 and July 3, 2007, Delano Bonner left the band. Sometime before the recording of Somewhere in the Between, Matt Stewart took over for Bonner.

Somewhere in the Between:
Streetlight Manifesto's second album, Somewhere in the Between, was released in November 2007 through Victory Records.

99 Songs of Revolution:
99 Songs of Revolution is a collaborative project that consists of two full-length CDs by Streetlight Manifesto, two full-length CDs by the Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution; as well as four other
albums, two each by two other Streetlight-related artists. The project consists entirely of cover songs. Volume No. 1 of the project was released by Streetlight Manifesto on March 16, 2010.

The Hands That Thieve:
On August 22, 2012, the band announced that their new album would be called The Hands That Thieve. It is set to be released on November 6, 2012. An acoustic version of the album is being released by
Toh Kay on the same date.

Musical influences and style:
Kalnoky writes the band's songs on an acoustic guitar and then fleshes out the song structure on the computer and hums basic hornlines, after which the rest of the band comes in and adds their parts.
He has cited the soundtrack of the film Stand By Me as his biggest musical influence, and stated that he looks to the 1950s and 1960s for inspiration when writing. He has specifically cited Louis
Jordan, Nirvana, The Drifters, Squirrel Nut Zippers, and The Martino Latino Experience as influences. For Somewhere in the Between he sought to "branch out in different directions", adding "eastern
European and gypsy sounds" to give the album "a world influence".

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Streetlight Manifesto is a third wave ska punk band from East Brunswick, New Jersey, under the creative leadership of singer/guitarist Tomas Kalnoky. Since forming in 2002, the band has released four
full-length albums. Several of Streetlight's members were already well known among the New Jersey ska community for their roles in past ska bands from that area, most notably Catch 22's Tomas
Kalnoky, James Egan, Mike Soprano, and Josh Ansley, as well as One Cool Guy's Stuart Karmatz, Pete Sibilia, Dan Ross, and Chris Paszik. The band's first album, Everything Goes Numb, was released on
August 26, 2003, and was distributed by Victory Records. They headlined their first ever show at Rutgers University on December 9, 2003 in front of a sold out audience. The line-up has gone through
several changes since the band's conception and currently consists of Matt Stewart on trumpet, Mike Brown on alto and baritone saxophone, Jim Conti on alto and tenor saxophone, Tomas Kalnoky on guitar
and lead vocals, Pete McCullaugh on bass guitar, Nadav Nirenberg on trombone, and Chris Thatcher on drums. Though the band have enjoyed no mainstream commercial success, they have received acclaim in
alternative music circles, and their debut album is currently in Interpunk.com's top 100 items, over 2 years after its release. In addition, they regularly sell out their live shows, and their first
few shows at Rutgers and The Stone Pony not only sold out, but had people coming from as far as Minnesota and Canada. Their second album, a reworking of Catch 22's Keasbey Nights was released on March
7, 2006. Streetlight Manifesto's third album, entitled Somewhere In The Between came out on November 13, 2007. Rumors also have it that the band is currently working on a series of 8 albums
entitled "The 99 Songs of Revolution" in co-operation with Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution, a side-project of singer Tomas Kalnoky slated for release in early 2009. On November 17, 2009, the
band's website announced that "99 Songs Of Revolution: Volume One" has been ready for release for quite some time but "some record labels are just plain horrendous." They are also in the process of
arranging a tour for 2010 but will spend some time in the studio until they have "a few records to release." The first album of 99 Songs of Revolution was released on March 16, 2010. On this CD, the
band covered songs by artists such as The Postal Service, Radiohead, and NOFX. Band Members: Mike Brown - Baritone Sax Nadav Nirenberg - Trombone Jim Conti - Tenor Sax Matt Stewart - Trumpet Chris
Thatcher - Drums Tomas Kalnoky - Guitar, Vocals Pete McCullaugh - Bass www.streetlightmanifesto.com

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