The Tonics have re-released Sound Check and Sunny Ash, making it the first time either of these albums have been available for high-quality streaming and downloading. For all practical purposes, it's the first time these albums have been made available to the public, since our sales and marketing strategy was so pathetic the first time around.
You didn't think it was ever going to happen, but it will. Sculpted Static is set to re-release their two albums, original mix and mastering, as digital downloads. We have located CD-quality masters which will finally enable us to provide lossless downloads on Bandcamp.
"Why didn't you keep the .wav files on your computer after you mixed them down?"----listen kid, have you ever had to worry about disk space? Especially when you really needed to make room for Diablo II? These are the tough decisions we had to face during the early 2000s.
Select quotes from the band:
"Finally, we're going to make the $300 back that we spent at Kinko's."----a band member
"Now we'll hit the big time... in the USA!"----another band member, set to the tune of "Honey Pie"
After a long vacation it looks like Neon Phosphor is back in business. Or should I say that we're in business for the first time? Because Steven, who now calls himself SK Chow, has released a new song called "Titanic." And get this---he's doing it on our brand new record label Pedal Tone Records. Mark's on the track playing guitar and Arta's on the B-side for the re-issuing of "Anne Bancroft." Go download the songs for $0.75 each (cheaper than iTunes).
Is what the new song is going to sound like. Mark and Steven continued to work on the chords and melody. They also practiced some vocal harmonies on several Beatles songs and played through "Amaj7," "I Wish My Name Were Snoopy," and another song Mark wrote recently.
More intriguingly, the band rehearsed some of their old songs, including "Neanderthal," "Mean Song," "Telegraph Avenue," "Mad Men," "Distance," "Apart," and "Love Makes People Stupid." I was particularly pleased when they ran through "Neon Phosphor."
"This is beginning to look like Tonics circa 2005. Are we going to see a new album soon?"----Wrong, the Tonics weren't going to make it circa 2005.
"I heard a rumor that the Tonics are going to turn into an a cappella group."----That's not a rumor. You've confused us with the Harvard Din and Tonics.