Backwards Dancer


Formed in 2014, Backwards Dancer quickly developed into their unique style of emo rock. With influences ranging from Nirvana to Brand New to Radiohead, the band – comprised of Shaw, bassist Ian van Opijnen, guitarist Ryan Kelleher, and drummer Andy Underwood – seamlessly translates deep intrapersonal emotion into thoughtfully orchestrated compositions. Recording, writing and rehearsing in Attleboro, MA, the band collectively works to bring their music to life. Van Opijnen’s production lifts the ideas of Backwards Dancer into fruition with ingenuity and poise, allowing each member’s talent to shine in their respective soundscapes. The synergy of the band creates an intense musical experience; both in the studio and on stage.

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