Los Angeles based 4-piece band, Research Material is comprised of a Kiwi and Yankee background, forging of New Zealand and American influences. They have been fortunate to share the stage with Rise Against, Reel Big Fish and Mustard Plug. They have placed music in Jersey Shore, Teen Wolf, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Teen Mom, 16 and Pregnant, Bad Girls Club and the recent film release of “The Perfect Wave”.
Band mates, Mike Getches (producer/writer/engineer) and Shannon McArthur (producer/writer) also own and operate Research Music and Sound; is a professional audio facility located in Burbank, CA. Some of their work can be heard on projects by Train (Columbia/Aware), Jason Mraz (Atlantic), The Plain White T’s (Hollywood), Alberta Cross (ATO), The Cab (Universal Republic) and countless others. Their production have received placements in major ad campaigns including Droid: Bionic, Kettle One Vodka and VH1. Their compositions and productions have been featured on a myriad of programs aired on MTV, Oxygen, E!, VH1 and others.
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GENRES: Indie-Rock, Folk-Rock
MOODS: Accepted, Anxious, Captive, Confused, Content, Determined, Emotional, Guilty, Happy, Hopeful, Joyous, Loved, Mellow, Passionate, Rejuvenating, Relieved, Sad, Sympathetic, Thankful, Touched
TRACK 01: “I’m Home” — Fires, Trust
TRACK 02: “Oh My Goodness” — Hide Away, Everyone Makes Mistakes, It’s Alright, You’ll Be Fine, Light a Fire, trouble Disappears
TRACK 03: “If It’s Not Now It’s Never” — Days Will Fade, Time Keeps Ticking, What You Waiting For, Two Beating Hearts, Everything You Want
TRACK 04: “Heaven and Hell” — Angel, Devil, Fire, Eyes, Collide
TRACK 05: “I’ll Be Looking Out For You Now” — Wrong Door, Right In Front of You, Blue,
TRACK 06: “Hope You Don’t Mind” — School Bell, Truth or Dare, Broke Your Heart, Now Your Mine, Broke, Nightmare
TRACK 07: “A Drink or Two” — Happy in a Bottle, I Want It All, Me and You, Forever, Always Better with Two, Tie Our Hearts Together, Make That Knot, What’s to Lose, Won’t Let Go
TRACK 08: “Always Dawn” — Here We Are, Keep Going On, Fight, Something You Always Had
SIMILAR ARTISTS: Death Cab for Cutie, Third Eye Blind
KEY ELEMENTS: Male Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric, Mandolin, Drums, Synth, Whistle