BetterDucks is an alternative rock group led by German-born vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Dirk Externest. He is joined by musicians and backing vocalists from the Philadelphia area, including Nick Voutsakis on lead guitar, Charlie Breuninger on bass, Bruce Bernstein on keyboards, and James Evans on drums. The band prides itself on its diverse collection of compositions and arrangements, drawing inspiration from various artists such as REM, Wilco, Drive-By Truckers, and Joe Jackson.
Athensville is an alternative rock band featuring Matthew Taglang (vocals), David Perry (guitar) and Ed Moman (bass).
Athensville draws its name from the history of Ardmore, the Philadelphia suburb where rehearsals first took place. Its music is decidedly modern, combining layered guitars and vocals with driving rhythms and bass. The songwriting strives to move the listener with authenticity and honesty. The band immerses itself in the process of making music, as well as the design and art that accompanies it. Athensville’s hope is that you’ll listen with open ears and open minds, and find something meaningful that connects with you, produces smiles and foot-taps, provokes thought and introspection. Https://www.Athensville.com