Power pop music group Bridges and Powerlines were formed by vocalist/keyboardist Andrew Hardwood and bassist Keith Sigel in NEW YORK in the summertime of 2005, soon after Sigel arrived from Chapel Hill, NC. The duo fleshed out the group with the addition of drummer Pete Mucek and guitarist Jon Crockett. Originally, the name of the music group was Sunspots, but once they completed focus on their debut EP, Bridges and Powerlines, in March 2006, they found that another group was using that name and acquired trademarked it. They as a result transformed their name to Bridges and Powerlines. They self-released the EP on Sept 26, 2006.