Person L

Person L

Hometown: Eastern, PA (USA)


Person L is the brainchild of the incomparable, Kenneth Vasoli. Vasoli, 23, has spent the better part of the past decade building quite a name for himself as the singer and songwriter of the Starting Line. With a career that most would view as a stunning success — selling over 700k records worldwide, sold out tours spanning 4 continents, major label backing — Vasoli was simply not fulfilled in the melodic punk world that the band helped establish. He became enthralled by diff erent musical genres, building an eclectic horizon that slowly brought him to the realization that it was time for him t o leave all he had known and make a change.

Drawing inspiration from artists such as Drive like Jehu, Animal Collective, James Brown, and Radiohead, Person L was fo rmed in the winter of 2006. He recruited a band with the utmost premier players from the area, including members of The Minor Times, Inkling, The Prize Fight and The Suicide Pact. Vasoli had finally found his vessel for musical escapeā?¦and a newfound passion for writing songs that pushed the envelope. Initial, the bandā??s debut, is the record that not only pus hes that envelope — it licks and seals it. It charters new territory for both Vasoli and listeners alike, and is the evo lution of a songwriter who continues to raise the bar with each song he writes.

Initial will be released on August 5th, 2008 through Vasoliā??s own imprint, Human Interest. With previous label experienc es leaving something to be desired, Vasoli decided to take the DIY mentality and do something with a much larger purpose . Being able to call the shots gave Person L the chance to do what the band wanted musically, and be able to do so on th eir own terms. The labelā??s name has a special meaning, as the band wanted to give back as a thank you for their good for tunes. A portion of each record sold will be donated to human–interest charities.

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Person L/ Weatherbox Split [7-inch]

Person L/ Weatherbox

Split [7-inch] (2012)

Youth Conspiracy

Taking Back Sunday / Person L live in New York

Taking Back Sunday / Person L

live in New York (2010)

live show

Manchester Orchestra / Person L live in Farmingdale

Manchester Orchestra / Person L

live in Farmingdale (2010)

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Person L The Positives

Person L

The Positives (2009)

Academy Fight Song

Anthony Green / Good Old War / Person L live in Farmingdale

Anthony Green / Good Old War / Person L

live in Farmingdale (2008)

live show

Nightmare of You / Person L live in Farmingdale

Nightmare of You / Person L

live in Farmingdale (2008)

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