The Stationary Set had a very simple idea when it finally solidified: to write songs of a greater nature that it found appealing and attainable without sacrificing any content, without dumbing anything down or being afraid to be loud or blatant. It sought to make the �pop� in �pop music� not such a dirty word.
Grouping together an EP of songs, the band laid down the doormat for its home in the indie/pop realm in 2008. Several tours and elbow to elbow shows in NYC and Brooklyn later, The Stat. Set came up for air with a treasure chest of new thought and new songs, a sampling of which were recorded in studios, practice rooms and ghost houses in August 2009. Virally melodic and epic in nature, The Stationary Set have injected elements into the traditional 4-minute pop song that today�s indie-rock fandom haven�t heard in a long time.
Opening for them is Monogold-MONOGOLD is a Brooklyn based three-piece. Formed in 2006, the band has released two self-recorded and self-produced records: 2007�s Waves and now We Animals (2009). Monogold was named Best Avant-Indie Band of 2009 by “The Deli Magazine,” one of Brooklyn’s premier music publications. Monogold’s track “Feel Animal” was recently chosen by SPIN as a part of their compilation “12 Singles from Rising Bands” for SPINearth.com.