Filed by M. Trevor Higgins
Mute Math plays tonight, and the bands origins are a little more interesting than the typical ... and then it turns out Ted played bass so we just started jamming together.
From singer and keyboard guy Paul Meany:
It would have been around 2000, I was traveling around in a different band. I kept getting demo tapes form this fan, Darren King, instrumental stuff he was working on.
Id met him before, he was a nice kid, always telling me how he loves music. He was sending things and I remember being abnormally impressed. You dont normally get things sent to you that turn your head. And he had nothing: He was borrowing a neighbors computer, one effects pedal. That stuff inspires me, when you make the most out of nothing. I just remember getting all into what he was doing, almost noise art tracks he was making.
I called him up Do you mind if I work on one of these. I sent it back to him and organically we just kind of began to relate to each other creatively, just where we were he was tripping a certain trigger in me and we started building these songs we thought were something special. He moved down to New Orleans, just started kind of as a side project.
Doors open at 9 p.m., admission is $10, The Working Title supports. Be sure you check out Mute Maths video blog, too.
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