Crooks on Tape

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Members:
Joey Galvan
Rick Lee
John Schmersal

Where From:
Los Angeles, CA

Year Formed:
2010

CROOKS ON TAPE FINGERPRINT BIOGRAPHY

Crooks on Tape is John Schmersal (Enon, Brainiac), Rick Lee (Enon, Skeleton Key, Butter 08), and Joey Galvan. The unscripted band was born out of a simple notion: convene, improvise, and record every moment. In 2010, the Los Angeles trio assembled a rotating fortress of instruments, synthesizers, samplers, and loopers. Crooks recorded hundreds of hours of material, largely instrumental in its original performance. Fingerprint is the first evidence of this undertaking and a window into the band’s sound. The debut record you hear is analogous to tiny snapshots of an altered crime scene.

music
misra discography
  • Fingerprint
contact
  • Misra: info [at] misrarecords.com
  • Distribution: lori [at] redeyeusa.com
  • Licensing: lacey [at] subpop.com
  • Publicity / Press Resources: press [at] misrarecords.com
  • Radio: radio [at] misrarecords.com
video

VICE video premiere of “If Feelings Mean a Thing”