Ocean Park Standoff

A band often becomes like a family. Each member’s idiosyncrasies and individuality comprise the collective identity and ultimately give the group a personality of its own. For as different as producer, drummer, and hip-hop head Pete Nappi, UK-born multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and world-renowned DJ Samantha Ronson, and classically trained vocalist and folk singer-songwriter Ethan Thompson might seem at first glance, they quickly turned Ocean Park Standoff into a family upon first joining forces in 2016.

“On paper, it doesn’t seem like we would end up in a band together,” smiles Samantha. “We’ re all from such different worlds, but our roots are the same. We just want to make people happy, have a good time, and take care of each other. The world is so complicated, but everything we do is a reminder that love conquers all. If us three weirdo oddballs can be a family, anyone can,” she laughs. “That idea doesn’t stop with us though,” adds Ethan. “Everyone is welcome. We’re growing the family every day.”

Over the last year and a half Ocean Park Standoff has amassed over 80 million streams with 2 songs hitting Top 15 at Hot AC with over 300 million in total audience.


The website you are about to link to is not controlled by Hollywood Records and different terms of use and privacy policy will apply.