Universe People - Go to the Sun
Title: Go to the Sun
Street Date: 2/19/2013
Cat#: LBC 009
Format: LP (250), digital
UPC: LP 799422633728
File Under: Rock
Hometown: Seattle, WA.
Key Markets: Seattle, Portland, Richmond, San Franciso, New York City, Australia
Members: Jo Claxton, Kellie Payne, Dave Ramm
RIYL: RIYL: Dolly Mixture, Grass Widow, The Fall, Breeders, '60s girl groups, Country Teasers, Kleenex, Aussie accents, well dressed bad attitudes, angles
Associated Acts: Welcome, the Pulses, Wimps, The Intelligence, The Heroic Trio, New Luck Toy, Eyes and Teeth
For Tonight Only
Go to the Sun
Now I am
I Will Not Bounce to Your Party
Universe People is a Seattle, WA trio newly signed to Little Black Cloud Records. The band features two ladies and one gent, all three Northwest music veterans:Jo Claxton, Kellie Payne, and Dave Ramm. They deliver a strangely wonderful combination of primal '60s girl group garage rock with post-punk Pop that brings to mind The Fall channeled through The Breeders.
Go to the Sun is Universe People's debut release.
Once upon a time, Jo Claxton accidentally wandered from her hometown of Sydney, Australia and ended up in Seattle, WA. In 2010, several years and several bands later, she approached Kellie Payne to play bass and sing with her. The idea was to make simple, angular songs based around sweet but stark girl-vocal harmonies. Johad recorded six demos in her basement in the winter of 2010 to get things rolling. Next, Jo needed some drums, so she contacted the ever-popular drummer about town named Dave Ramm. This was in a vanishingly small window of time when he was not actually in a band, in March 2011. Universe People were born and began playing out in Seattle. Early in 2012, they recorded 10 songs for a full length LP at the all analog Pool Recording Studio (Grass Widow, Evening Meetings), in Portland OR.
Go to the Sun will be available in the digital format as well as LP. The record will be limited to a mere 250 copies and comes with a swank full color horror movie inspired poster designed by Nick Gucker and printed by Thingmaker. The vinyl also comes with a digital download card.
Band Site : http://universepeople-bonjour.bandcamp.com/
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