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Dead Bars / Sunshine State

Sunshine State / Dead Bars by Dead Bars / Sunshine State

Dead Bars / Sunshine State

Sunshine State / Dead Bars
No Idea

***"I was raging through the last layout pieces of the ‘Partycrasher’ album, getting inserts nice and tidy and the like. Busy times; lots of early mornings working while the world was all quiet (except for Europeans who were on the same schedule, haha). Anyhow I was in a fixed position and on this day I received not one, but two demos. I superstitiously worried that they would be awful and that I might be quizzed about this later. Regardless, I played one of them. Then I played it again, twisting the earphones a little tighter, turning it up another click. Hmmm… that one song reminds me of something… not overtly, but there's a vibe in there… is it… 1982 Psychedelic Furs?!? Ha! The next one up… now this one HAS to be awful, just to balance the Earth's axis. Nope, 30 seconds in I pause it. Jennifer needs to hear this one! And she said, ‘This sounds like something I'd listen to,’ Dear Landlord, Mean Jeans, Brutal Knights, and unhinged pop-punk in general? Yes please! Right then and there I decided that the fates had indeed aligned. I asked both bands on the spot if they would do a split. Both agreed without even hearing the other band… or even knowing the other band's name! A blind date between SUNSHINE STATE (Gainesville) and DEAD BARS (Seattle) was born! (Members of these bands have been guilty of involvement with WHISKEY & CO., BIG EYES, and AGAINST ME!)" —Var. Colored vinyl; includes...

7" $6.75

06/17/2014 633757034075