Albany, NY-based quartet Kamikaze Hearts plied the best yet informal mixture of indie and Americana. Led by Matthew Loiacono, the music group also included Gaven Richard, Bob Buckley, and Troy Pohl. A self-released, eponymous EP made an appearance in 2000, but quickly dropped out of printing. It was changed in 2003 by another self-titled recording. This launch was along with a around of East Coastline shows and encouraging buzz at university radio. They produced programs for an fall months 2003 7″ solitary, as well even more touring, both in the Northeast and overseas.