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Drummer Stacy Jones already had his submit rock & move ahead of his gig with American Hi-Fi. Having been section of two of the 1990s’ biggest substitute acts, Words to Cleo and Veruca Sodium, Jones converted his knowledge inside out for his very own musical task. While focusing on Nina Gordon’s Tonight and the others of MY ENTIRE LIFE solo record, Jones appeared toward the vibrancy of Cheap Technique as well as the healthful rock noises of American Hi-Fi. Jones, guitarist Jamie Arentzen, bassist Drew Parsons, and drummer Brian Nolan set up home bottom in his indigenous Boston and agreed upon to Isle to concern their eponymous debut in 2001. The record spawned the catchy radio one “Flavor from the Weak,” and was accompanied by a lot of touring, Live from Tokyo (2002), and Artwork of Shedding (2003). Yet, immediately after Losing’s discharge, Island provided American Hi-Fi the heave-ho. Undeterred, Jones shifted Hi-Fi’s HQ to LA, installed with manufacturer Butch Walker, and surely got to function recording a fresh record. Hearts on Parade premiered in Japan initial, so when they shopped to get a local label Jones and his music group went on tour with Walker. Maverick ultimately expressed curiosity, and Parade was released stateside in Apr 2005. In 2007 the bandmembers announced these were likely to work on a fresh album, but difficulty making use of their record label pressed back the discharge date. The music group eventually formed its label, Hi-Fi Killers, and released its 4th album, Combat the Frequency, this year 2010. Following a fairly calm spell — due mainly to Jones and Arentzen’s participation in arranging and playing within Miley Cyrus’ live music group — American Hi-Fi discovered their impetus once again carrying out a sold-out present at London’s 100 Membership in-may 2014. Jones afterwards admitted they hadn’t been a completely functioning music group since 2005, however the buzz developed by this low-key gig influenced them to create about documenting another recording. Released that Sept, much of Bloodstream & Lemonade was co-written with previous Wire Teach member Kevin Hunter. In early 2016, American Hi-Fi announced that they might be documenting an unplugged edition of the eponymous debut recording. The producing American Hi-Fi Acoustic was released via Rude Information in April of this year.

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Full Name American Hi-Fi
Music Songs Flavor of the Weak, The Art of Losing, Another Perfect Day, The Geeks Get the Girls, A Bigger Mood, Safer on the Outside, Hi-Fi Killer, The Breakup Song, Don't Wait for the Sun, Wall of Sound, I'm a Fool, My Only Enemy, Teenage Alien Nation, Surround, Where Love Is a Lie, Armageddon Days, Lookout for Hope, What About Today, Beautiful Disaster, A Taste for Crime, Maybe Won't Do, Keep It Like a Secret, This Is a Low, When the Breeders Were Big, Blue Day, Everlasting Fall, Carry the Sorrow, Something Real, Separation Anxiety, We Can't Be Friends, The Rescue, Killing Time
Albums Blood & Lemonade, Fight the Frequency, Hearts on Parade, The Art of Losing, American Hi-Fi, Live in Milwaukee, Rock 'n' Roll Noodle Shop: Live From Tokyo

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Ouija 2014/IV Short performer: "Don't Wait for the Sun"
The Perfect Score 2004 performer: "Teenage Alien Nation"
Freaky Friday 2003 performer: "The Art of Losing"
American Wedding 2003 performer: "The Art of Losing"
Rugrats Go Wild 2003 performer: "Message in a Bottle"
Insomnia 2002 performer: "Don't Wait for the Sun"
Van Wilder 2002 performer: "I'm A Fool"
American Pie 2 2001 performer: "Flavor of the Weak", "Vertigo"
Boston Public TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku 1990 TV Movie performer: "A Bigger Mood" / writer: "A Bigger Mood"



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