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The Dambuilders


Shaped in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1989, the choice pop group the Dambuilders originally comprised vocalist/bassist Dave Derby and guitarist Eric Masunaga, both formerly from the Exactones. Soon after developing, the duo documented a demonstration, dubbed A Person’s Information, which mysteriously produced its method to European countries, where it arrived on the offices from the Berlin-based label Cuacha; with just small remixing, the label quickly released the tapes as an LP, as well as the music group consequently toured Germany. Upon time for the U.S., the Dambuilders relocated to Boston, issuing the solitary “Pop Track Equals Meals” in 1991; later on that year, in addition they released their sophomore recording, Geek Lust. The band’s rates soon swelled to add violinist/vocalist Joan Wassar and drummer Kevin March, along with the brand new lineup strongly set up they cut a small number of singles, another LP for Cuacha (1992’s Islington Porn Tapes) and an EP for the SpinArt label, 1993’s Difficult Guy Issue. After signing using the main label EastWest, the Dambuilders resurfaced in 1994 using the recording Encendedor, adopted a year later on by Ruby Crimson. The 1996 collection God Dambuilders Bless America put together 15 songs — single edges, LP cuts and so on — using their ongoing ’50 Tracks for 50 Expresses’ task; the all-new Contrary to the Superstars appeared another summer.

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Full Name The Dambuilders
Music Songs Copsucker, Drive-By Kiss, Burn This Bridge, Teenage Loser Anthem, Smooth Control, Colin's Heroes, Slo-Mo Kikaida, Shrine, Smell, Wished on the Wrong Star, Candy Guts, P P Man, Bending Machine, Kill Haole Day, You Might Want Me Around, Break Up With Your Boyfriend, Cosmonaut, ST 100/6, Lazy Eye, Boys Keep Swinging, I Forget Myself, Pop Song = Food, St. Tamarindo, You'll Never Know, Itch It, Special Ed, Mr Insomnia, Herstory, On the Slide, Discopolis, Radio Is King, Yo Mamafish
Albums Encendedor, Against the Stars, Ruby Red, Geek Lust, God Dambuilders Bless America, A Young Person's Guide to Dambuilding, Islington Porno Tapes, Tough Guy Problem, Islington Revisited, Teenage Loser Anthem

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