Discover This: The 5:55

A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.

Discover This: UNKNOWN

There’s a brilliant British TV comedy called Peep Show in which two of the main characters discuss starting a band called Various Artists “just to fuck over people with iPods.” And that kind of sneaky trick is, we assume, what Virginia band UNKNOWN was going for, as it took us bloody ages to find them on Spotify…