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Mothfight Promotional Image, October 2009
|Origin||Austin, Texas/Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Glo-fi, shitgaze, indie pop, neo-psychedelia, experimental|
Moth Fight is an Austin, Texas-based experimental pop outfit. Their sound is a blend of orchestral instrumentation (trumpets, cellos, violins, banjos, barbershop harmony), tape loops, samples, synthesizers, and circuit bent toys.
- "Rev. Sharp's Invention (Live)" featured on Technicolor Yawn: KVRX Local Live Vol. 12 (2008) KVRX
- "A Long Way from Home" featured on HABITAT (2008) Asthmatic Kitty
- The song "Hopscotch" is apparently inspired by Julio Cortázar's novel Hopscotch and includes lyrics written in Gliglish, the constructed language La Maga teaches Horacio.
- "Hopscotch, pt. 2" references both Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky and the Grimm Brothers' White and Black Bride
- Sources consulted
- Carver, Shea, (Encore Magazine) Idyllic Orchestration: Moth!Fight! talk art, childhood and sounds of organizedchaos, retrieved 2007-10-24
- Shragin, Adam, Austinist Show Review: A Victorian Pageant at The Mohawk, retrieved 2007-10-24
- Wildsmith, Steve, The Daily Times: Childlike Mothfight brings show to The Pilot Light, retrieved 2007-10-24
- Gross, John, Moth Fight Interview, retrieved 2010-01-07
- Freeman, Doug. "Austin Sound".