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The Accidentals

Mr. Gregory

Well-known member
Mar 28, 2018
New Jersey

Official Website

Current members:
  • Savannah Buist - vocals, guitar, and various other instruments
  • Katie Larson - vocals, guitar, and various other instruments
  • Michael Dause - drums, vocals
Albums: (with links to album info & videos)
The Accidentals are an indie/alternative rock band from Michigan. They're three young kids with a ton of talent, potential, and a musical maturity beyond their years. I found them on Amazon Music when I was looking for new alternative/indie rock one day, and they completely caught me by surprise. They play a laid-back, generally upbeat style of alternative/indie folk rock that incorporates bits and pieces of various other genres of music, like jazz, americana, bluegrass, etc. Sav and Katie play all sorts of different instruments, including guitar, violin, cello, piano, ukulele, and more, while Michael backs them up on the drums.

I never really chose an Album of the Year for last year, because there were so many good ones. Odyssey was easily in my top three. It's just an incredibly pleasant breath of fresh air throughout and is an engaging, fun, easy listen. I highly, highly recommend it.

All three of these songs are from Odyssey:

Odyssey (opener and title track)

The Sound a Watch Makes When Enveloped in Cotton

In the Morning

Here's one from their 2016 EP, Parking Lot:


And finally, here's a nice, touching homage to @Oldhippie's home state:

Michigan and Again

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Resident Yooper
Mar 28, 2018
Holy Crap. I lived just north of Traverse City from 1987 to 2007. The opening scene of this video is at Bliss fest. Kind of a hippie, rock, Americana, folk and Rockabilly festival in Northern Michigan. The last band I was in played there in 2001. You just brought back a huge flood of memories my friend. When looking from the main stage we played in the tent farthest on the left.


Staff member
Mar 27, 2018
This is a new folk experience for me. While I was posting the albums in the Portfolio forum, I listened to Odyssey. Very laid back and mellow. This type female singer is not what I would listen to on a regular basis, but her voice is nice.

the kind of music I am use to hearing has females who sing opera or they scream at me.....lol

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