The Daredevil Christopher Wright

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hide captionThe Daredevil Christopher Wright's self-titled EP

William Christenson

There isn't anyone named Christopher in the Wisconsin-based band The Daredevil Christopher Wright. But the group does feature the musical prowess of brothers Jon and Jason Sunde.

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hide captionFrom left to right is Jason Sunde, Jon Sunde and Jesse Edgington

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From left to right is Jason Sunde, Jon Sunde and Jesse Edgington

Jon, the younger Sunde brother, began playing solo back in high school while his brother was away at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. Because of the distance, the Elder Sunde was only able to "admire Jon's music from afar."

When Jon later enrolled at the same university, he continued to make music and "drew a lovely and appreciative crowd." The brothers would team up, occasionally with their third brother Micah, to make music. Jon eventually brought friend Jesse Edgington, into the mix and the three came together to form The Daredevil Christopher Wright. Two years later, they continue to "create joyful music with voice, guitar, bass and second-hand clothing."

The band's broad mix of indie rock, folk and pop has helped them develop a large fanbase in the area. Their music is frequently featured on the Minnesota public radio station program The Current and they recently opened for Matt Sharp of The Rentals and Weezer.

The featured track from The Daredevil Christopher Wright's self-titled EP is "Parade of Tigers."

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