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Trans Am To Score Fantasy Horror Flick
The Quietus , November 11th, 2008 15:21

Live album also in the works for Maryland instrumentalists

Trans Am

Ace Maryland electro outfit Trans Am are to soundtrack a new "fantasy, sci-fi, horror film with a Romeo and Juliet-type relationship twist", it has emerged today.

The band told The Quietus: "New material is in the works but we don't have any definitive release time line yet. Obviously, [the soundtrack] is perfect for us.

"We're also listening to some live concerts from last year that sound pretty good. So a live album should be in the works soon."

They suggested the cost of bringing band members together for recording sessions was proving an obstacle in drafting new material: "We record whenever we get a chance, but it costs about $1,500 minimum just to get us in the same town. We also work via virtual recording sessions, but there is a attention deficit issue there, with resultant decreased productivity.

"Being nearly broke and having a stiff price tag hanging over the live sessions (international return flights) makes us more productive. We've recorded in Pescara, IT and San Francisco so far this year."

Check out David Moats' interview with Trans Am here. The band's last long player, Sex Change, was released on Thrill Jockey last year.

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