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Devices + Emblems

by Tre Orsi

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    This download includes two extra tracks: "The Illustrator" and "Faulkner's Blues", from the "no.7" single.
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Manumission 02:48
The Engineer 03:16
Sargasso 03:48


Tre Orsi is a trio from Denton, Texas that plays tense, dynamic rock music. “Tre Orsi” is also Italian for “I prefer the grass to the concrete.”

The band has toured with Magnolia Electric Company, The New Year, Minus Story, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, and Nina Nastasia. To date they have released the “no. 7” single and have appeared on the Matador Records compilation “Casual Victim Pile.”

“Devices + Emblems” is their debut full-length, produced by Bubba Kadane of The New Year and Bedhead.

". . . one of the year's best albums." - The Unblinking Ear

"These nine songs don’t stick around long enough for eye-rolls to register, and the brevity of the album as a whole might point to its success, but the impeccable craft and the earnest spirit poured into the mold is all their own. . . The notion of ‘90s indie rock might as well be folk music but goddamnit, this is my folk music, and I’m sure more than a handful of you wouldn’t argue that it’s yours, too." - Dusted Magazine


released March 23, 2010

Produced by Bubba Kadane and Tre Orsi.
Recorded by Matthew Barnhart at The Echo Lab, Denton, Tex.
Mastered by David Willingham at 70 Hurtz Audio, Denton, Tex.
Vinyl master lacquer cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service, Chicago, Ill.

Jennifer Seman sang on “Toward St. Ambroise”. Cover illustration by Daniel Hayes.

This recording would have been impossible without: Clare Surgeson, Bubba Kadane, Issac Turner, Matt Kadane, Chris Brokaw, Mike Donofrio, Jordan Geiger, Andy Byers, Brian Phillips, Nick Christus, Jason Molina, Jason Groth, Mark Rice, Pete Schreiner, Mikey Kapinus, Tim Midgett, Andy Cohen, Brian Orchard, Chris Manfrin, Gerard Cosloy, Owen Ashworth, and Michael Dahlquist.


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Tre Orsi is a trio from Denton, Texas that plays tense, dynamic rock music. “Tre Orsi” is also Italian for "This is not the goddamn House of David fuckin' baseball team."

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