Years Active: 2002-present
Label: Sony, Ipecac
Best Known Song: "Better Already"
These three Long Island girls, Spero, Hesta Prynn, and Sprout, were once collectively the darlings of hipsters and critics alike, having worked with Pete Rock, Questlove, Ad-Rock, DJ Muggs, and more, leading to a short-lived Sony deal. After a handful of albums, Northern State hasn't been heard from since 2007, except in loud, shrill Long Island accents