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DAIISTAR is a Noise-Pop/Alt-Indie band formed in Austin, Texas in the spring of 2020. The band takes their inspiration from the neo-psychedelic era of the 80s and 90s (The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spacemen 3, early Primal Scream) and pulls it into the future with modulating synthesizers, heavy guitars, bouncing bass lines, and spiraling hooks, creating a narcotic blend of noise and melody. DAIISTAR recorded their first studio album produced by Alex Maas of The Black Angels and engineered by James Petralli of White Denim in the summer of 2021. The band signed to UK based label Fuzz Club Records with their debut album GOOD TIME released on September 8th 2023. The album is available on vinyl including a Levitation Exclusive Edition pressing, as well as CD and digital. DAIISTAR has performed at Levitation, Desert Daze (Daze In The City), Austin Psych Fest, Freakout Fest, SXSW, and has toured with The Black Angels, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and The Dandy Warhols. Since the release of 'GOOD TIME' the band has performed on KUTX, KEXP and has spent 8 weeks on the NACC Top 200 Chart peaking at #26. Next for the band is a two month tour through Europe in April and May in 2024.
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