Triplesplit Series, Vol. 1

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Triplesplit Series, Vol. 1
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Studio album by Before Braille, Fivespeed, Andherson
Released Dec. 1, 2000
Recorded Flying Blanket Recording, et al.
Genre Progressive Rock, Indie rock, Emo
Length36:21
Label Sunset Alliance (SA 005)

Triplesplit Series, Vol. 1 was one of Sunset Alliance's first releases, and remains one of its best selling records. It features Andherson, Before Braille, and Fivespeed, each of whom would make an appearance on the popular Emo Diaries series on Deep Elm Records. [1] [2] [3] This record comes at an interesting time for each of the bands, as Fivespeed had just opened for Jimmy Eat World at the release of Bleed American, [4] Before Braille was preparing to enter the studio to start recording its full-length album, [4] and Andherson had a "homecoming" of sorts in the Phoenix metro-area with this release, after having relocated to Berkeley, California. [4]

Before Braille

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Fivespeed was an American rock band, formed in Peoria, Arizona in 1997, and later based in Phoenix, Arizona. While in the beginning, Fivespeed's style was greatly influenced by the punk and hard-core movements, its later efforts could be described as a mixture of nu metal and mainstream rock.

Deep Elm Records is an independent record label releasing albums by bands such as Lights & Motion, The Appleseed Cast, Brandtson, The White Octave, and Planes Mistaken for Stars. It has released a number of compilation album, such as The Emo Diaries.

Contents

Originally, as can be implied by its name, this was intended to be the first of a series of three-way split EPs. [4] In fact, plans were laid for a "Volume 2," which was to be released with Fueled by Ramen records and carry the bands Before Braille, Seven Storey, and the Go Reflex (Bob Hoag's post Pollen band). [4] However, the fact that Before Braille soon thereafter signed a contract with Aezra Records which prohibited them from contributing to any compilations, [5] and that the lead-singer of Before Braille, David Jensen, is also the owner of Sunset Alliance, may have and led future editions of this project to be shelved.

Fueled by Ramen LLC is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Atlantic Records. The label, founded in Gainesville, Florida, is now based in New York City.

Bob Hoag is an American record producer, songwriter and musician based in Mesa, Arizona. In 2005, he was recruited to be the pianist and keyboardist for American rock band The Ataris.

Pollen was a power pop band originally hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They released four albums and two split records over their eight years together.

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Blood Over Wine by Fivespeed"3:23
2."Kid by Fivespeed"2:36
3."Fallen Through by Fivespeed"2:26
4."Select Start by Before Braille"3:19
5."Red Tape by Before Braille"3:27
6."Low End of Luxury by Before Braille"4:37
7."Perennial by Andherson"6:17
8."Small Concession by Andherson"3:52
9."41st by Andherson"6:24

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