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BARFLYBANDOGRAPHY BarflyInterviews TaylorRobbins Guitaristand BackupVocals oftheBand SOMEKIDS SOMEKIDS ByRobTilman SomeKidswasbornintheSpringof2014afterafewmonthsofopenmicnightsatJusOneMore,where theyreceivedagreatdealofatentiontothepointthattheywereoferedtoplaythegrandopeningofafew diferentbarsthroughoutMiddleGeorgia.Theyneededanametoputontheline-upandsotheywentwith "SomeKids"asatemporaryname.Almost4yearslaterandthey’restilSomeKidsjusthavingfun. Theguyshaveknowneachothersinceelementary/middleschoolandalsharedthesameinterestinmusic, sotheycombinedaloftheirtalentsjusttohavesomefun.AFewYearson,theyrealizedthatwerealyhada knackforcolaboratingandconveyingaltheirmusicalideaswhichthenledtothemtorealyfocusonoriginal musicanddevelopingtheirownuniquesound. Recentlytheirguitarist,GlennLewisleftthebandtoprepareforhis5thchild,sothebandcurentlyconsists offourmembers.TaylorRobbins(guitar/backupvocals/sexappeal),BrandonDover(bassist/backupvocals/ sexappeal),JeremyToelner(leadvocals/energy/sexappeal)andMartySmith(bangerofdrums/sexappeal). (”SexAppealintheirownwords,LOL!)Andmanyoftheirfansagree.Thebandalwaysgetsagreatturnout. SomeKidsdrawtheirinfluencesfromalkindsofbandsfromthe90'sand2000'slikeNirvana,RiseAgainst, FooFighters,ADaytoRemember,LinkinParketc.althoughtheydon'texactlyidentifyourselvesasanything specificbecausetheyplaysuchawidevarietyofmusic.You'lcatchyourselfslow-dancingwithalovedone duringonesongandthenheadbangingthenext.Thebandhasahaveaveryenergeticalternative/punk/hiphop stylethatanyonecanenjoy.Justcheckthemoutandseeforyourself SomeKidsrecentlyplayedatTheMasqueradeinAtlantaandwerewelreceived.Theyopenedfortheir goodfriendsinSurvivalKitandweimmediatelydiscussedgoingontourtogetherinthenearfuture.Theyalso openedforthelocallegends"JuBeeandtheMorningAfter"inWarnerRobinsandhaverecordedsongswith Rehab'svocalistDannyBoone. Fameandriches,wouldbeniceofcourse,butTaylorsays,“thiermaingoalistobeabletosustainthemselves comfortablydoingwhatheylove”.Inthenextfewyears,hesays“thiergoalistogoontourandsewourselves intothefestivalscenewherewecanappealtolargercrowds”.Thiermusicvideofortheiroriginalsong"Ohthe Horor"hasjustbeenreleasedonYoutubeandFacebooksogocheckitout!Theyalsojustrecentlyreleased theirEPonSpotify,iTunes,andGooglePlayand“They’rewaitingtoseewhereittakesthem”. Ifyouwantotocatcha"SomeKids"concertinNov./Dec.they’replayingatAmiciinMiledgevileon11/11, Bily'sClubhouseinMaconon11/17and12/8andthenatPub96inWarnerRobinsonthe12/15th.Likethem onFacebooktokeepupwithwhat’snewandhappeningwiththeBand. 6

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