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The Ladybug Transistor

"Light on the Narrow Gauge"

From the Album Clutching Stems, released June 6, 2011 (Merge)


The Ladybug Transistor story begins in Brooklyn, NY during the mid-1990’s. Their debut album,Marlborough Farms (1995), named after the band's fabled Victorian Flatbush headquarters and studio,was a recording project based around founding member Gary Olson's collaborations with friends. They soon caught the attention of Merge Records who have released 6 subsequent records to date.

The line-up has fluctuated over the years. Michael was asked to fill in on guitar in September of 2007, and has been performing with the group since. He was a contributor to the latest release Clutching Stems released in 2011 on Merge Records.

"I'm Not Mad Enough"

Performance at XX Merge, Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC, July 2009


"Nico Norte"

Performance at Cake Shop, NYC, September 2009


"Life Less True"

From the Album Clutching Stems, released June 6, 2011 (Merge)


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