the carbons

the carbons are a four-piece bent pop band based in north manchester, indiana. ben joined the members of the disbanded avant-speed-punkers casey jones and the blow in may of 2011. since then, the band has been feverishly creating and recording a blend of nineties garage rock and lo-fi pop music. their first album, “lo!” was released on a cassette tape. the album was designed, recorded, mixed and produced solely by the carbons, embodying the band’s diy philosophy. the heterogeneity of these six songs are distinguished by the two songwriters/lead vocalists, ben and casey. jess’s dissonant guitar solos are warbling and risksy, like texting while driving. rudy, the drummer, records the carbons’ music as particularly as he mixes g and t’s. past projects that members have been involved with include; nubbins, master-redactors, se mis ojos, mister doctor professor and timber!!!. [+]