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Mainspring was an / band from Detroit, active from 1993/4 to 1996.

Members:
The drummer, Matt, was 15 when they recorded their first 7”. He stole few copies of Playboy from the studio lobby and used them to stuff his kick drum.
His current “band” is Blue Vein. Based out of NYC, he and one of the guys from Thoughts from Ionesco play corporate events for Wall Street types.
The bass player, Dusty, went on to perform in the Whiskey Tenor.
Drew, guitar/vocals, has played in a bunch of pop bands. Currently he writes brilliant songs, that will never see the light of day.

John, the other guitar/vocals lives in Seattle WA and plays in a weird experimental metal bands Devil’s Son- Inlaw(Oakland), the Beast(Oakland), and Solo ambient work as Dunne. with a lot of amps and blown speakers.

Releases:
Self-Titled 7” (Dance Down)
Mainspring/roosevelt’s inagural parade Split 7” (1994, …And All the Hills Echoed)
“Continental” 7” (1995, Capsule)
Discography CD (Cascade Records)

Compilation appearances:
“Matador” - “The 26th” 7” (1995, Council)
“From The Trenches” - “A Document of Nothing” CD (Second Nature)

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