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About The Watermarks

Houston, TX

The Watermarks are known not only for their incendiary live performances, but also their D.I.Y. approach to recording, writing, and producing which has yielded 2 self released E.P.s and a continuing series of singles released on German Label AF-Music. These Indie rock D.I.Y. Ethics, noise-pop sensibilities, and electronic textures have lead the band to craft a unique sound where melody is the main character...a sound that is danceable and poppy yet full of loud guitars and heavy organic drums. The Watermarks reside in Houston and rarely rest from writing new material and playing live shows.

  • Tracks licensed to shows on MTV, Oxygen Network, E!, ADV Anime Network, Crisis Center Houston PSA's, Mobile Videos (Verizon, ATT, T-Moblie), and The Houston Aeros. 
  • The Watermarks have shared the stage with bands and artists such as: Weezer, Echo & The Bunnymen, Cut Copy, The Flaming Lips, The Ting Tings, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, British Sea Power, IAMX, Secret Machines, Trail of Dead, Heartless Bastards, Ghostland Observatory, Suicide Girls, Film School, Octopus Project, etc. 
  • Nation wide college radio promotion campaign lead by Team Clermont ( targeting 250+ stations in US and Canada in Summer of 09 for new EP “Thoughts Like Bombs” (released June 09). Songs in top 30 on dozens of stations nationwide. 
  • Several regional and National tours. em:
"Find yourself stumbling upon a masterpiece that drives you to shake everyone you know until they wake up and see what they're missing... The Watermarks are definitely a band to be watched" - Under Control

"Sounds like one of Tony Wilson’s Factory bands on steroids." - Consequence Of Sound

"The Watermarks are tailor-made to outfit any party with their blend of
unadulterated vigor, scorching six-strings, grooving basslines, and thumping
beats. " - The Austinist

"Sounds like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's chocolate got in LCD Soundsystem's peanut butter" - Houston Press


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