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Forming in 2006, LIKE THE TV SHOW frontman Dexter Scott had a vision: to create inspirational music that could rock your socks off with both positive style and grace. Forming in Miami but stemming from the variant hometowns of New York, Boston, Washington DC, Nashville and Lima, Peru, each member of LTVS contributes to the band's diverse pop-rock style.

Scott and Co. were immediately greeted with great excitement at their early shows, soon being asked to play at such established venues as Studio A, PS14 and Circa 28 in Miami's Design and Wynwood Art Districts. With growing demand, LTVS went into the recording studio a mere three months after forming, releasing the Happy Trails EP in May 2006.

After months of playing live and the songwriting development between Scott and keyboardist Mick Utley, LTVS headed back to the studio in Spring 2007. Tapping locally renowned producers Nick Kruge and Ethan Carlson, including mastering by Jim DeMain at Yes Master, LTVS created their 5-track self-titled EP. "We wanted to take it up a notch and give the fans something more," Scott explains, "We incorporated the folk background of Kruge and the pop-rock style of Carlson, giving us a wide range of musical textures to work with." Providing the most leadership was Carlson, having worked extensively with Barry Gibb of the Grammy Award Winning BeeGees. The completed EP reflects the band's undeniable talent and immense dedication, showcasing the combination of dreamy synths, tight beats, raunchy guitar, and epic vocals into one clear and innovative sound.

Scott has learned magnitudes from his mentor, the Grammy Award Winning Songwriter and Producer Desmond Child, as well his father Chris Robison, a member of the New York Dolls during the glam-rock scene of the late 70's in New York City's Lower East Side. Utley is no stranger to the industry either as his father, Mike Utley, is the long-time Producer, Musical Director and Keyboardist for Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band. After the release, LTVS was quickly asked to play at Grammy and SPIN Magazine events and was featured as Artist of the Week on mtvU's Best Music On Campus.

We're just excited to be playing music that people enjoy, says Scott. With their experience and enthusiasm, LTVS is poised and ready for any opportunity that may come their way, and their EP shows it: "With my time, with my rest, I know I'll do my best"

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