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Rhinestone Pickup Truck
Rhinestone Pickup Truck is the work of Applachian singer-songwriter Tristen Colby, a self-described "glitter grunge" project that originally started out as a way to pass the time with home recordings, but soon grew into something much more. After a series of releases since mid 2020, Rhinestone Pickup Truck has now signed with Stockholm, Sweden based indie label PNKSLM Recordings for the release of new EP Adore Me, which was was mixed by Jake Orall of JEFF the Brotherhood and is due out on October 21.
Colby started out recording and touring the US at 16 years old as part of the duo The Styrofoam Turtles, receiving attention both nationally and internationally for their debut album Burnouts Watered Town, the band came to a stop during lockdown in 2020. Rather than turning away from music, Colby started recording new songs at home with a Tascam 24 track and a 20 dollar microphone, songs which would become the start of Rhinestone Pickup Truck.
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