“We could have found a traditional outlet to release this project, but we’re just totally disgusted with the music industry right now. You know, they rake in millions and then turn around and file charges against the very fans we depend on. Those fans are just trying to get more people to listen to our music,” explains the band’s Jon Tuttle. “It’s not just about money. We got into this because we love music. And we think letting our fans promote our new EP is a unique way to help each other out.”

Unique is a good word for this band. They perform on stage behind a translucent screen, 30 ft wide and 15 ft tall. The audience, in a dark room, is treated to a dizzying visual display of images projected on the screen while the bands rich, melodic tones mesmerize and transport the crowd to a different world. Sometimes the band is seen colorfully silhouetted on the screen, at others it’s invisible. The effect creates a theatrical arena experience in an intimate club setting.

The band’s core began in high school with 3 brothers–James Tuttle, Jon Tuttle, and Matt Tuttle — and their school friend, Eric Weyer. They formed the band Codeseven. Now with the addition of new front man Jared Draughon, formerly of Classic Case, the TELESCREEN experience is born.

It’s a beautiful little album, and it’s worth it to support artists this way. I actually PAID for the thing, which I very rarely do.

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