The Twilight Sadness

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A community for the fans of incredible The Twilight Sad.

Taken from Fat Cat Records:

Based outside of Glasgow, The Twilight Sad formed in late 2003. The band played a couple of gigs at the 13th Note in Glasgow, creating half hour-long pieces of music using guitars, bass, drums, theremin, tape loops from films and old folk/country songs, effects pedals, toy keyboards, thumb pianos, saws, computer games and a lot of noise in an attempt to try and discover a sound they could call their own and continue to develop. After these two shows, they rejected many gig offers, and became a more reclusive unit, spending any spare time they had in the studio focused on writing and sculpting away at new material.

In September 2005, they wrote four songs they thought gave a relatively good perspective of the band, and went into a local studio to record them, producing it themselves. Staying in the studio for many nights, they used a 24-track desk to build layer upon layer of sound, trying to get the best representation as possible. Thinking that the CD they came out with showed little more than some kind of raw potential, they posted it down to FatCat as a demo. After receiving a positive response and a request for more tracks, the band continued to expand on their song writing and kept regularly in contact with the label. Instead of paying for more studio time they began to make lo-fi recordings in bedrooms, bathrooms and their own rehearsal space, developing a more folk/experimental/noise sound. In mid-May the band came down to Brighton to meet the label and played on the bill of a FatCat night on the pier alongside The Mutts, Charlottefield, The Rank Deluxe, and fellow Glasgow band, The Frightened Rabbit.

Where the band’s recorded sound is layered with many melodies, their live sound is a more intense experience which replaces the intricacies of the recordings with a more visceral wall of noise.

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  • champersnova

    First ever Istanbul gig. Tonight. Excited!

    1 nov 2012 Svara
  • Hellastarr

    Got to witness and shake hands with you gentlemen at the El Rey last year :D Excellent show!

    10 maj 2011 Svara
  • Hellastarr

    10 maj 2011 Svara
  • grungepig

    Yeah I love the Twilight saga too!<3

    10 maj 2010 Svara
  • champersnova

    I need Twilight Sad live in my life.

    17 mar 2010 Svara
  • koolakalle

    What an awesome show they put up.

    26 aug 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    Shhhhhh. Babs, you are going to make Merih jealous. Between you and me, those guitars are aaaaaamazinggggggg!

    8 aug 2009 Svara
  • Babs_05

    In love with those guitars. Excellent live!

    5 aug 2009 Svara
  • champersnova

    Let that be a fighter then. *nods*

    8 jun 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    More than a fighter. A fighter, ok?

    3 jun 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    I'm more than a fireeeee you knowwww :D Download Reflection of the Television!!! (A link for the clueless people out there)

    17 maj 2009 Svara
  • champersnova

    Listening to the new song now. You should be able to hear my heart beats from across the network. No? :-))))))

    16 maj 2009 Svara
  • heyadamo

    Pitchfork has an MP3 of "Reflection of the Television" from the new album coming late September. *biggrin*

    14 maj 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    I'm unfamiliar with this tween Twilight series, but I thought Edward loved Bella. I was unaware that he wanted to smother her too. Hmmm... nothing more appealing than soft, prepubescent, s&m fantasies.

    29 mar 2009 Svara
  • VietRebel

    the boy in the picture is Edward Cullen and the girl is Bella.

    24 mar 2009 Svara
  • champersnova

    I hate you all. I seriously do. :-P

    3 mar 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    Well, in about 2 months I'll be leaving champers as the only regular/active member of this group that has not seen the band live. Don't worry, I'll buy our commemorative group bag if they are selling it and attach a handwritten tag that will read: "this one is for champersnova"

    1 mar 2009 Svara
  • massibhoy

    16 feb 2009 Svara
  • lasttraintobofa

    I think there are certain pizza delivery companies where you can order it direct to door, I'll do it that way, how'd you like your pizza? :D

    25 jan 2009 Svara
  • pecusita

    how will such lunch reach out to the other side of the atlantic?!

    24 jan 2009 Svara
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