Faulkner: bicoastal alt-rock band with a literary name - New York News

Faulkner: bicoastal alt-rock band with a literary name

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Meet Faulkner, a rising California band with New York roots. The anthemic alt-rock group, who was missing their guitarist Lucas Asher at the time of our interview, formed out of Venice Beach last year. They've been bi-coastal ever since, finding reprieve from the uber-competitive L.A. music scene with shows at the Mercury Lounge and Webster Hall in New York.

The group first caught the attention of Grammy-nominated producer Mark Needham, who's worked with Imagine Dragons and The Killers.

Faulkner's operatic fusion of rap and rock also attracted hip hop icon and Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA, who lends some Empire State street cred to their single "New York Anthem."

On the rock side of things, Faulkner draws from a diverse selection of personal influences without imitating them classic rock David Bowie, Paul McCartney, John Paul Jones, and Dave Grohl -- resulting in a reverent sound that's all their own.

The lineup:

Lucas Asher

Eric Scullin

Dimitri Farougias

Christian Hogan

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Dog found inside abandoned LI house

    Dog found inside abandoned LI house

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:03:02 GMT
    Officials say a dog found in an abandoned Long Island house was so matted and the nails so overgrown that the pooch could barely walk.
    Officials say a dog found in an abandoned Long Island house was so matted and the nails so overgrown that the pooch could barely walk.
  • The Big Idea

    Making New York City more energy efficient

    Making New York City more energy efficient

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:45:43 GMT
    More than half the population of New York City rides public transportation to work. No other metropolis in this country even approaches that percentage or the MTA's total number of riders. For that reason, New York likely ranks as the most energy-efficient city in the nation. But what would it take to make the city even more energy-efficient or even self-sufficient?
    More than half the population of New York City rides public transportation to work. No other metropolis in this country even approaches that percentage or the MTA's total number of riders. For that reason, New York likely ranks as the most energy-efficient city in the nation. But what would it take to make the city even more energy-efficient or even self-sufficient?
  • Bronx supermarket fire

    Bronx supermarket fire

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:19:31 GMT
    Authorities say a child and two firefighters have been injured in an overnight fire that spread through a Bronx supermarket.
    Authorities say a child and two firefighters have been injured in an overnight fire that spread through a Bronx supermarket.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices