The Brilliant Inventions

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The Brilliant Inventions
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Folk rock
pop
Years active 2004–2010
Labels Independent
Website thebrilliantinventions.com
Past members Josh Lamkin
Eliot Bronson

The Brilliant Inventions were an Atlanta-based folk rock duo consisting of Josh Lamkin and Eliot Bronson. In 2008 they were voted Best New Local Musical Act in a Creative Loafing readers' poll.[1] They have toured with bands such as They Might Be Giants and Jump Little Children. In 2009, they released their first studio album, Have You Changed. They also are two-time winners of the Eddie's Attic Open Mic Shootout; other winners of the contest include John Mayer and Shawn Mullins.[2] Bronson has gained some attention for a YouTube parody of American Idol contestant Renaldo Lapuz's "We're Brothers Forever".[3] The band broke up in 2010 with Lamkin retiring and Bronson going on to a solo career.[4]

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  1. ^ Meyer, Marianne (27 March 2008). "Live!". Washington Post. Retrieved June 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ Parker, Chris (30 December 2004). "Come together". Creative Loafing. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  3. ^ Hale, Piper (16 April 2009). "Rising Folk Duo Lights Up Local Music Scene". Emory Wheel. Retrieved June 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ Love, Bret (October 2011). "All by Myself". Jezebel Magazine. Retrieved October 22, 2011. 

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