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More often than not, a band's sound is directly influenced by its surroundings. Be it the
dark and ominous winter or the bright and enthusiastic summer, Northpilot's music pays
homage to its Midwestern stomping grounds, incorporating its dynamic sound into a live
performance which one reviewer hails as “…being shot through a cannon into a brick
wall of sound.“ (Real Detroit Weekly)
The Michigan transplants pooled their talents in 2006, cutting its teeth as a four piece
and creating its vision in a second story walk-up in the Wicker Park neighborhood of
Having recently upgraded to a 6 piece, the band spent the past 4 years building a solid
resume, gracing notable windy city and Midwest mainstays including The Chicago
House of Blues, Double Door, Subterranean, Martyr’s, Reggie’s Rock
Club, Lager House (Detroit) and The Crofoot (Detroit), sharing the stage with hipster
heavyweights Josiah Wolf, The Silent Years, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Reptar and pop
punk band All Time Low (7-11 Battle of the Bands Competition, July 2010).
In addition to landing weekend headlining shows at many Chicago venues, 2010 saw
the band release its debut EP, The Bright Brigade, which continues to generate buzz
by entertainment rags and blogs.