New York’s Wonder of 86 (named following the “miracle” Mets football group of 1986) is usually made up of Kevin Devine (vocals/guitar), Mike Robertson (guitar), Chris McAllen (bass) and Mike Skinner (drums, formerly of Sidedoor Johnnies). Carrying out a contribution to Deep Elm information’ 1998 Emo Diaries Vol. 2 compilation, the music group released its 1st record in November 2000 on Fadeaway information, re-issued annually down the road Immigrant Sunlight. They toured in 2001, including three weeks in Canada and four times around the Vans Warped Tour. In March 2002 they released Kevin Kolankowski, an eight-song semi-acoustic recording. Wonder of 86 offers used a who’s who of emo and indie rock and roll, including Dashboard Confessional, The Guarantee Ring, Rival Colleges, Desaparecidos, Milemarker, Best Fakebook, Hey Mercedes, Rainer Maria, Engine Down, Rilo Kiley, Piebald and Jazz June. Furthermore to its third full-length credited in early 2003 on Lakeshore, Kevin Devine in addition has released a single record on Immigrant Sunlight.