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The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra

The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra

The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra

Years Active: 2007 to present

Genre: Department Store Orchestral Music for 30 year olds

Country: United States


Matt S. (All)

Artist Bio:

The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra is the musical outlet for one 30 year old man from Pittsburgh, PA who enjoys writing and recording "pity party" music by himself. The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra was proud to present Songs to Fly away to in 2009. This was the Marshmallow Pop Orchestra's first collection of songs released out of the bedroom and into the world wide web. This album was a collection of very personal songs written, recorded, and mixed very quickly between March 2007 to March 2009. Perfect takes and polished mixes were not the goal of this album. Many musical parts and lyrics were written and recorded while the zip disks were running. The songs were recorded exclusively on a BOSS BR-8 Digital 8 Track Recorder with two Department Store Keyboards (Casio / Yamaha), a BOSS BR-8, a Rod Lama distortion pedal, and a Weston guitar plugged directly into the recorder. For an optimum listening experience, please listen to the entire album (since it is mostly chronological) while driving in the drivers seat of an automobile. Some of the musical influences from this period (2007 to 2009) included: T Rex, Thin Lizzy, the Beach Boys (Love You LP), Bright Eyes, the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs, Futurecop!, Ween, the Doors (various bootlegs......[Read More]