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All This Huxley (Band)

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All This Huxley is an American four-piece Indie Rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] Its lineup consists of Trevor Serine (rhythm & lead guitar, vocals), John Corcoran (lead & rhythm guitar, vocals), Alex Marlys (bass guitar, vocals), and Josh Mayer (drums & percussion, vocals).[2] Each member contributes vocals, and Serine and Corcoran alternate rhythm/lead throughout their performances. Each member is an accomplished singer/songwriter in their own right. Each band member has a nickname. In addition, Serine and Corcoran are licensed, practicing attorneys.[3][4][5]

The band's eclectic musical styling and erudite lyrics draw from Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz and Americana; they are influenced by Tom Waits, Guided by Voices, Modest Mouse, Mark Knopfler, Warren Zevon, Wilco, Chet Atkins, and Dr. Dog. Their music which range from pulsing drums and towering guitar riffs, to the laid-back acoustic-driven folk single, "Two Feet in the Sand."[6]

Origins[edit | edit source]

Huxley's origins trace back to Serine and Corcoran's enrollment at Drexel Law School back in 2010, where they discovered each other's love of blues, jazz, and classic rock. Both had previously been singer/songwriters within the music scene for a number of years; the two were soon busy writing their own collaborations and recording them in Serine's basement. The band began as a result of the evolution of the two's first music project, The Jazz Frogs, and culminated with inclusion of two other local musicians with whom Corcoran grew up, Alex Marlys and Josh Mayer.[7] The band's early years were spent largely in-and-around Philadelphia and South Jersey, where they developed a dedicated fanbase, and toured with other local bands.[8]

Members[edit | edit source]

  • Trevor Serine - vocals, guitar, organ
  • John Corcoran - vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Alex Marlys - vocals, bass, percussion
  • Josh Mayer - vocals, drums, percussion

2014 - Present[edit | edit source]

All This Huxley played many local venues (World Cafe Live, Kung Fu Necktie, Milkboy, XO Lounge) with an eye for honing their music for an album. In mid-2016, after playing a private show at Citizen's Bank Park, the band had accumulated a substantial amount of material, and set about recording their vision.[9]

After releasing the Debut eponymous album in March of 2017, the band has continued to tour throughout the greater-Philadelphia area[10]; and in addition, have stated that they are back in the studio recording Album #2.[11] Meanwhile, Mayer splits time playing bass with Kid Felix, a popular South Jersey rock group[12] that recently played in the 2017 Firefly Music Festival.[13][14]

Notable reviews included praise from Indie Rock Cafe: "Philadelphia indie rock band All This Huxley are noted by their beguiling riffs, genre-shifting playing and introspective lyrics as found on songs like the interesting “Comrade Winston Smith.”[15]

In the summer of 2017, the band won the Philly/NJ For the Record Battle of the Bands, placing first in "Original Music: Superior Performance and Creative Excellence."[16]

On March 24, 2018, All This Huxley performed as one of the main acts at the Cape May Singer-Songwriter Festival[17], and was included on the Compilation Album.[18] In March of 2018, ReverbNation included All This Huxley on its "Top Emerging Artists" indie playlist.[19]

On May 5, 2018, ReverbNation featured All This Huxley as a top weekly "Featured Artists," which is based on fan and membership selection/vote.[20]

Discography[edit | edit source]

On March 7, 2017, All This Huxley released their debut self-titled album, after spending many months recording and producing it at Gradwell House Recording Studio in Haddon Heights, NJ. The Album was mixed and mastered by Dave Downham, Jr., album art arranged by All This Huxley and local Philadelphia artist, Alex Dos Diaz.[21]


Track Length
Counter-Clock World 2:42
Comrade Winston Smith 3:39
The Waltz 2:46
Queen Bee 2:40
Joe the Volcano 2:51
Told you Once 3:13
Two Feet in the Sand 2:23
Walkabout 3:31
Skinny Rabbits 5:12
2018 Cape May Singer-Songwriter Compilation Album
Track Artist
Better Angels Caroline Ferrante
Choose Love The Foxfires
Dreamin' Emi DeLia
Dynamite The Victory Drive
Galaxy Girl Galaxy Girl
Girl In Blue Animal Sun
Go Out And Play Rick Denzien
Hot & Cold Les DeRose
Little Miss America Andy Dimacale
Michelle Gina Royale
Nothin' But Time Jimm Ross
S.L.M.B. (Some Love May Burn) Wojo
Seamless Hope Sahara Moon
Slow Down Samantha Kromphold
Started With You Andrew Moorer
Thunder Nicholas Wells
Tommy & Trish The Williamsboy
Two Feet in the Sand All This Huxley
Vision Hazy Matt Tarka
We Will Almond&Olive

  1. "All This Huxley - Details". Bandcamp. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  2. "All This Huxley". facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  3. "Local Attorney gets Booked". Delco Re:View. Spring 2017: 30–31 – via Hoffman Publishing Group.
  4. "Look Up PA Attorney". Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  5. "Look Up New Jersey Attorney". State of New Jersey Department of Law. Retrieved July 17, 2017.
  6. "New Music From All This Huxley". The Wild Is Calling - Philadelphia Area Music Review. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  7. http://www.firstbeatmedia.com/, First Beat Media -. "3 J's in the A.M. - Rock / Alternative / Indie Band". www.unsigned.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  8. "All This Huxley Gigography, Tour History & Past Concerts – Songkick". www.songkick.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  9. "All This Huxley at Citizens Bank Park (10 Mar 2016)". Songkick. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  10. "All This Huxley at For the Record Event". Carpe Diem! Philadelphia. June 20, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  11. "All This Huxley". facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  12. "HOME". KID FELIX. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  13. "Firefly Music Festival | June 15-18, 2017". Firefly Music Festival. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  14. "Kid Felix (@kidfelix) | Instagram photos and videos". imgrum. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  15. Pickard, Joshua (October 13, 2017). "Fresh Indie Rock Tracks". IndieRockCafe.com. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  16. Neilio, Danielle. "Winner - Original Music: For Superior Performance and Creative Excellence". Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  17. "All This Huxley Live at Carney's". Cape May Singer-Songwriter Festival. March 24, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  18. "2018 Singer-Songwriter Compilation Album". March 11, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  19. "Top Emerging Artists - Indie Playlist". Reverb Nation. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  20. "May 5, 2018 Featured Artist - All This Huxley". ReverbNation. May 5, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  21. "All This Huxley Album". Bandcamp. Retrieved July 18, 2017.

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