Aug 26, 2003 · Streetlight Manifesto Demo is the first studio recording by Streetlight Manifesto. Vocalist, lyricist, and guitarist Tomas Kalnoky never intended the band to be a long-term project. Instead, he envisioned the group doing this one recording and then disbanding, allowing Kalnoky to focus on his main project at the time, Bandits of the Acoustic ... Jun 25, 2012 · “I’d say we started with marching band tunes, and then got a little into Ska and horn sounds shortly after,” says Repasky. “Our inspiration comes a lot from bands like Streetlight Manifesto, Young Blood and Brass Band.” Will Dunnaway, the band’s bassist, agrees. “I’ve always been really into rhythm in music.