TheSOLUTION is an electronic pop band based in the mid-Missouri region. The group is composed of brothers Stephen and Adam Embree, who write, record, and perform original work. The duo also performs retro cover songs from the eighties. theSOLUTION has completed their second self-produced album, "Postmodern Marvels". This album and "Crowded Mentality" are available for purchase at live performances and at cdbaby.com. The DVD of the music video for "Rise to You" is also available for purchase at live performances. theSOLUTION has opened for pop/r&b artist Toya at a club in mid-Missouri. The band also played on the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater side stage for the Rock and Race Concert, which featured rock band Cheap Trick. theSOLUTION has showcased at the Midwest Entertainment Industry Conference in Lexington, KY, and the song "Rise To You" appeared on the compilation CD created for distribution at the event. The songs "It's Got to Be" and "Everybody" appear on the independent film "Shadows Light", directed by Stephen Zimmer. Background Information Stephen Embree: Function: Songwriter, arranger, vocals, keyboards, guitar Achievements: Honorable Mention in Billboard Song Contest for "A Little Shaky"; Honorable Mention in John Lennon Songwriting Contest for You're My Emotion"; 1st prize in pop division of USA Songwriting Competition for "You're My Emotion"; Honorable Mention in Billboard Song Contest for "But I Do" Influences: Hall and Oates, Pet Shop Boys, Savage Garden, Kylie Minogue Adam Embree: Function: MIDI/audio manager, songwriter, arranger, vocals, keyboards Achievements: Runner-up in the Puma 1977 Remix Contest for "Undercover Angel"; Outstanding Achievement in Electronics Technology; Outstanding Senior Performer in Strings; Principal Bassist of the Missouri All-Collegiate Symphony Orchestra; University Symphony Orchestra Scholarship (Central Missouri State University) Influences: Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode, New Order, Moby, BT, U2.