Fang Island is an American indie rock band formed in Providence, Rhode Island, and based in Brooklyn, New York. The group consists of guitarists Jason Bartell, Chris Georges and drummer Marc St. Sauveur. Their self-titled debut album on Sargent House was released in February 2010.
Fang Island began, oddly enough, as an art school project while the band members were attending the prodigious Rhode Island School of Design (also the foundation for Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Les Savy Fav, Lightning Bolt, Six Finger Satellite and the Talking Heads) in 2005. They were later joined by Jason Bartell, Marc St. Sauver, Michael Jacober, and Nick Sadler who was formerly a member of fellow Providence-based band Daughters. According to guitarist Jason Bartell, the goal was to "make music for people who like music." That is, music without irony that...
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