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Back at it again

18 Feb

So last Saturday, TSTAR met up for the first practice in a long time. We went through our songs, which surprisingly wasn’t that bad considering it’s been like 6 months of not playing our set.

We played some new songs and some not so, but in the sense that it’s taking on new directions. I’m talking about Death By Meteorite (DBM) that’s off of our full length, Love, Lust, Sci-Fi & Monsters (LLSM).

The genesis of DBM began like any of our songs, out of a long and quite possibly frustrating day at work (you know what I’m talking about), and then coming to practice, and some douche played with and may have broken or stolen our equipment. So, we quite possibly spent a good half an hour venting, calling around to find out who messed with our shit, and then finally we channeled all of this stress and DBM was born. At which point, of course, we’re smiling because for the time being, we’ve forgotten about all of the ills inside and outside.

The first DBM recording was a total raw draft that was recorded on cassette tape. Feeling the vibe from that first draft, Maggie went home and started playing her acoustic. From there, she wrote the lyrics for DBM. I don’t know what made her decide to record what she was working on, but I’m so glad that she did.

Awesome was the first thing out of my mouth, when she shared the home-recording with Hanna and me. She did all of the recording for the DBM version on LLSM by herself! Even the whistling, the effing whistling.
It was around the time when we were finishing up with the LLSM album. So, we were so excited about including DBM on the album. It was the perfect ending piece.

After LLS&M came out, we hoped to come back to DBM with the whole band. And we so did last Saturday. I can’t tell you how excited I am about this song. Listening to it is like witnessing the sun about to set, you’re cruising down a road, and all you feel is this summer breeze. Maggie said it: DBM is very visual. You get the feeling of going across the country.

We can’t wait to share this experience.
The Love, Lust, Sci-fi & Monster’s Death By Meteorite version

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Album, complete. Party, due.

8 Jun

WE ARE DONE!

Come celebrate with us the completion of our first full-length album. In case hard copies don’t arrive in time, we will have a free sampler for you to take home.

Wed June 27, 2007
at Trash Bar in Brooklyn, NY
256 Grand St. btw Driggs/Roebling

The evening’s lineup includes our friends:
Double Truck @ 8pm
Bad Girlfriend @ 9pm
Telenovela Star @10pm
Object @11pm

If you haven’t already heard, go check out our profile where we’ve posted a promo version of “Fluff”, the first track on Love, Lust, Sci-fi & Monsters…we’ll be posting some more soon.

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