The Joy of Violent Movement features The Head’s video for “Raincoats”

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Comprised of Jacob Morrell (guitarist), Mike Shaw (vocals and bass) and Mike’s brother Jack (drums), the Atlanta-based indie rock trio The Head can trace their origins to when the members of the band were in high school. “We formed in high school during our freshman year,” frontman Mike Shaw explains in press notes. “Jack and I were looking for someone to play some songs with—we met Jacob and he ended up becoming one of our best friends.” And although the members of the band are in their early 20s, the band has developed a reputation both locally and nationally for a sound that draws from early 80s post-punk, New Wave and 90s alt rock; in fact, as a result a number of legendary and beloved artists have championed the trio and taken them under their wing including Big Star‘s Jody Stephens, producer Mitch Easter, best known for his work with R.E.M. and Pavement, John Vanderslice andGuided by Voices‘ Doug Gillard. READ MORE…