A local band by the name Adult Situation is creating a new sound for the Gaithersburg music scene.
Gaithersburg is not generally known as a party scene, but one band, Adult Situation, is trying to change that. Made up mostly of Gaithersburg natives, Adult Situation has a distinct and unique sound—blending hip-hop, reggae and classic rock. Adult Situation is made up of brothers Austin Litz (woodwinds/vocals /keyboard), Mike Litz (drums), and Logan Litz (bass), along with Marc Mann (vocals/freestyle rap), Justin Robb (guitar/vocals), and Karl Nana (percussion). The band was formed in a spur-of-the-moment circumstance. “We formed the band randomly and not knowing we would stick together," said Austin Litz. "Someone came to my brother to put together a band for a rooftop party in Arlington, Virginia (playing over the DC skyline was …
With an old-timey Americana sound, The Galt Line brings a refreshing musical styling to the Gaithersburg/DC area.
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- Jack Edwards
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The Galt Line is all about what moves you. A band with a truly unique sound (their influences include R&B, Rockabilly, Swing, Country and Gypsy punk), they thrive on the energy of their audience. "Our greatest moments are when someone will let loose and dance," said Willie Gammel, The Galt Line's lead guitarist. "Every now and again we'll get a few brilliant drunks or some star-crossed couple who will step out and really start moving. We'll play forever if someone's dancing. We'll stretch a song for 10 minutes if it means that people will get up and enjoy themselves." Hailing from Poolesville, this past Saturday Gammel and Blythe Crawford, lead vocalist and ukulele player, performed at Chloe's Coffee shop in The Kentlands. The Galt …