The New Shirt indie rock outfit Tourmaline features Matt Rauch (vocals/guitar), Ryan Baredes (guitar), Andrew Koes (bass), Maximum Rauch (drums), and Corey Zaloom (piano/vocals). The refined poppy five-piece created in 2004. Inside a yr, they authorized to No Dairy Records and started documenting their debut recording with maker Chris Badami (the Beginning Collection, Early November, Midtown). Ahead of recording an effective full-length record, Tourmaline acquired toured with rings such as for example Punchline, Mind Automatica, the stunning Mistake, and Name Used. Their melody “Empty” was also highlighted over the 2005 Drive-Thru Information and Purevolume.com compilation. Tourmaline’s debut record, Strange Distress Phone calls, followed afterwards that summer.