Local Buzz Cut of the Week: The Features - "This Disorder"

Photo of the Features for 102.9 The Buzz

MEMBERS:  MATTHEW PELHAM, ROGER DABBS, MARK BOND, AND ROLLUM HAAS.

2007:  THE FEATURES WON THE INTERNATIONAL DIESEL:U:MUSIC AWARDS, PLACING FIRST IN THE ROCK/INDIE CATEGORY AND IN THE PUBLIC VOTE AWARD. 

2009: AFTER WINNING THE REGIONAL COMPETITION "BONNAROO 8 OFF 8TH" IN NASHVILLE BY PLACING FIRST WITH A PANEL OF JUDGES AND A PUBLIC VOTE, THE BAND PERFORMED AT THE 2009 BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL

2010: THE FEATURES PLAYED AS THE OPENING ACT FOR MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA, AN INDIE ROCK BAND FROM ATLANTA THAT SHARES A SIMILAR SOUND. 

2011: THEIR SONG "FROM NOW ON" APPEARED ON THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 SOUNDTRACK, RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 2011. IN A REVIEW OF THE SOUNDTRACK FOR ALLMUSIC, HEATHER PHARES CALLED ATTENTION TO THE SONG, SAYING THAT IT "TURNS THAT HAPPINESS [OF FINDING A SOULMATE] INTO ENERGETIC POP. 

2012:  THE FEATURES  SONG "HOW IT STARTS" WAS FEATURED IN A COMMERCIAL FOR THE 2013 FORD MUSTANG. IN LATE 2012, THE BAND WENT ON A BRIEF EUROPEAN TOUR WITH CONCERTS IN GLASGOW, MANCHESTER, BIRMINGHAM, LONDON, AMSTERDAM, BERLIN AND GENT. IN MAY 2012, THEY ANNOUNCED THAT THEY WERE WORKING ON A NEW FULL-LENGTH ALBUM.  

2013: THE FEATURES RELEASED FOURTH ALBUM, THE EPONYMOUS THE FEATURES, ON MAY 14.

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