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The Spinto Band in Studio on World Cafe - 03/23/2006

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'Nicely Done' by The Spinto Band

'Nicely Done' by The Spinto Band

The Spinto Band in Studio on World Cafe - 03/23/2006

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Set List

  • "So Kind, Stacy"
  • "Mountains"
  • "Oh Mandy"
  • "Brown Boxes"

An experiment in indie-pop that began in a Delaware family's basement has culminated in the Spinto Band's new album, Nice and Nicely Done, now out on Bar/None records.

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The Spinto Band started in a basement in Wilmington, Del., with two sets of brothers — Thomas and Sam Hughes, and Jeff and Joey Hobson — along with their high school friends Albert Birney and Jon Eaton.

Nick Krill joined in soon after and gave the band its name — along with some unused lyrics he found among the things of his guitarist grandfather, Roy Spinto. The Spinto Band was formed in earnest in 1996; later, it became a six-piece when Albert Birney left the band.

With their catchy rhythms, multi-layered vocal harmonies, jingly guitars, and radiant energy, word of the Spinto Band is bound to spread far beyond the basement.

  • Recent Release: "Nice and Nicely Done"
  • Release Date: June 7, 2005
  • Label: Bar None Records
  • Band Origin: Philadelphia, Pa.

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