The Petty Thefts
The Petty Thefts are an indie rock band based in Ulm, Germany, centered around the duo of Frank Wegling from Cleveland, Ohio and Andrew McGinn from England. In 2007 their first full-length album was recorded at Klangbad Studios in southern Germany and is scheduled for release in 2008. While the group uses traditional rock instruments such as guitars, bass, keyboards and drums, they also employ an array of classical musical instruments, including cello, violin, flute and trumpet. This style of music has been referred to as Chamber Pop. The Petty Thefts are known for their enthralling live performances which are enhanced by the use of multiple instruments. A wide range of musical influences has provided a substantial number of resources on which to draw during the recording process.