Daily Discovery: Square Peg Round Hole, “Big Thicket”


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Square Peg Round Hole is a band based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group has developed a reputation and following due to its eclectic style, drawing from a wide variety of influences. Click HERE to see if they are playing in a city near you.

ARTIST: Square Peg Round Hole

SONG: “Big Thicket”


HOMETOWN: Bloomington, Indiana

CURRENT LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

AMBITIONS: Make this band our living

TURN-OFFS: Roto-toms, mean people

TURN-ONS: Twinkles, major 7th chords, and nature hikes

DREAM GIG: Headline Bonnaroo (we can dream, right?)

FAVORITE LYRIC: “You’re little and brown and covered in moss; boy, oh boy, you look like a sloth”: Sun Club, from the song “Summer Feet”

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Skyler Lawson (https://www.behance.net/skylerlawson) – for being the craziest, coolest, and most dedicated artist/fan that we know

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Hummingbird” by Local Natives (the entire album)

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: James Blake, Alfonso Cuarón, Kanye West, Louis C.K., Richard D. James

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Cross-country road trip to the Treefort Music Festival in Boise, Idaho

I WROTE THIS SONG: …while listening to Little People’s “Basique.” Our song turned out much heavier and more in your face than “Basique”, but still retains elements from the electronic artists that we admire and emulate. Plus, it’s super fun to play.

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