An indie rock and roll quartet that pushes away melodic hard rock and roll having a definite stylish strategy, Menlo formed within the springtime of 2001 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Comprising vocalist/guitarist Gregory Borden, bassist Derrick Wrobleski, guitarist Tom Geibel, and drummer Joe Kirschling, the music group produced their name from the road that Borden resided on if they formed. You start with an EP only 1 month to their presence, the group shifted ahead more speedily than the majority of their contemporaries. The EP spread their name around Milwaukee and produced them one of the most respected artists appearing out of the picture. Experimenting even more with digital flourishes and upping their promotional abilities, the music group caught the eye of Chicago manufacturer Keith Cleversley. Known for his use rings like Mercury Rev as well as the Flaming Lip area, Cleversley used his lush sonics to some seven day documenting session using the music group. Even more eclectic and experimental than anything believed possible through the Wisconsin foursome, The Superstars Are Held By Strings found its way to the summertime of 2002 to wide-spread critical compliment and newfound interest through the mainstream press.