.east, meet west.

by submerge

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Jason McLaughlin
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Jason McLaughlin When I'd nearly lost hope after so many years, finding this album on Bandcamp was miraculous. Wistfully energetic indie pop/punk/emo; the elements are all very much of their time, but the blend is refreshingly unique. Favorite track: hello disaster.
Brian Setniker
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Brian Setniker This is Tony Thaxton and Matthew Taylor of MCS from way long ago and it's awesome.
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about

We secretly began recording this album as trespassers at an undisclosed location with no heat in January of 2000 and eventually finished in Justin's basement 4 months later in the Spring, hence the April showers you hear at the end of the record.

credits

released July 1, 2000

recorded in freezing secrecy
at an undisclosed location

the players:
matt taylor - bass, vocals, synth bass
steve miller - guitar, synth
tony thaxton - drums, yells
justin bailey - vocals, guitar, synth

additional keys/piano - daniel clarke

engineered and produced by travis schaffer and submerge
mixed by submerge
mastered by alan douches at west westside music, new jersey

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submerge Richmond, Virginia

Matt and Tony are good friends, and they're the rhythm section, always locked in perfect synch. Then, there are Steve and Justin, the two sweetly melodic, but often-dissonant guitar players violently and smilingly hitting their strings as close to the breaking point as possible. ... more

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