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The JanSport Battle of the Bands Winner: repel the robot #JanSportBOTB

February 24, 2015   |   Events, Music   |   0 Comments

Huge congratulations to the guys of repel the robot for winning the 6th Annual JanSport Battle of the Bands!  We’re excited to have them perform at the Culture Collide Day Party on Rainey Street during SXSW in Austin, TX!

We want to thank repel the robot for taking time to tell us a little bit more about themselves before they hit the stage during SXSW:

Give us some background on who repel the robot is.  How did you come to start making music together?  We’ve known each other for about 14 years now and started writing music together when we were seniors in high school. We were in different bands throughout high school until senior year, when Sean’s band, Bazooka Jill was looking for a new drummer. Jarrett joined the band in the summer of 2007 and that was our first taste of working together. Bazooka Jill was a garage rock band, combined with punk and pop influences. The band split up when we all went off to college in different [...] Read More >



JanSport continuously combs the world to find unique individuals that are influencing their communities through art, music and style. We ask them to take us to the places that fuel their creativity and inspire them to do what they do.

Follow the global stories with @JanSport and #LifeUnzipped.

This February we head Northeast to Toronto to meet Alen Palander, a photographer and urban designer with a unique perspective on his city surroundings. Alen will be taking us to his local hangouts [...] Read More >



This is the FINAL week of fan voting (voting closes on January 30) for the JanSport Battle of the Bands!  Get t0 www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB to show your support by voting for your favorite band or artist.  The winner will be chosen from the 5 most voted for bands.  Here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 5:

1. January May

2. Gas Station Disco

3. Sir Madam

4. Wyland

5. The Iron Heart

6. repel the robot

7. Qiet

8. Rosechild

9. Charlie Oxford

10. The Narrowbacks

The #JanSportBOTB gives one lucky band [...] Read More >



Welcome Charlie Oxford to the Top 10!  There are less than 2 weeks of fan voting for the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest so continue to show your support for your favorite band or artist at www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB.  The winner will be chosen from the 5 most voted for bands.  Voting closes on January 30.  Here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 4:

 

1. January May

2. Gas Station Disco

3. Sir Madam

4. Wyland

5. Qiet

6. repel the robot

7. The Iron [...] Read More >



We have some great artists currently sitting atop the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest. With only a few more weeks of fan voting, here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 3:

 

1. January May

2. Sir Madam

3. Gas Station Disco

4. Wyland

5. Qiet

6. repel the robot

7. Rosechild

8. The Narrowbacks

9. On The Avenue

10. Monoceronte

 

Continue to show your support for your favorite band or artist.  The winner is chosen from the 5 most voted for bands, so get to it at Read More >



The JanSport Battle of the Bands voting round is in full swing and the top 50 finalists have been busy rallying their fans for Week 1 of voting. Who’s leading?

1. Gas Station Disco 2. January May 3. Qiet 4. Rosechild 5. On the Avenue 6. Monoceronte 7. Repel the Robot 8. The Narrowbacks 9. Wyland 10. Sir Madam

Remember the winner is chosen from the 5 most voted for bands, so get to voting for your favorite at www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB.

The #JanSportBOTB gives one lucky band from North America an opportunity to perform [...] Read More >



JanSport continuously combs the world to find unique individuals that are influencing their communities through art, music and style. We ask them to take us to the places that fuel their creativity and inspire them to do what they do.

Follow the global stories with @JanSport and #LifeUnzipped.

This December we head to one of our favorite Pacific Northwest stops, Portland, Oregon to meet the stylish Tonya, a student with a soft spot for the Beatles and messy hair, [...] Read More >



Join us in San Francisco at SoMa StrEAT Food Park on Saturday, October 4 for The JanSport Bonfire Sessions featuring performances by Meatbodies, Sonny & The Sunsets and Best Coast.

Doors open at 5 p.m. RSVP is required and can be done at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions

21+ only with ID

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Join us in Brooklyn at Greenwood Park on Saturday, September 13 for The JanSport Bonfire Sessions featuring performances by Mas Ysa, Ducktails and Atlas Sound.

Doors open at 5 p.m. RSVP is required and can be done at www.jansport.com/bonfiresessions

21+ only with ID

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We’re coming back to Montreal on Saturday, July 26 for another round of bands and bonfires. This year’s event will bring together Montreal rockers SOLIDS, The Besnard Lakes, and a very special solo performance by Mac DeMarco, all right in the city of Montreal at the Ilot Charlevoix du Canal Lachine.

The event is 18+ and you MUST RSVP to attend. All you need to do to RSVP is click right here.

 

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