Sister Crayon

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Sister Crayon
Origin Sacramento, California, U.S.
Genres Electronic
Years active 2010–present
Labels Fake Four Inc., Manimal Vinyl
Associated acts Warpaint
Website www.sistercrayon.com
Members Terra Lopez
Dani Fernandez
Past members Genaro Ulloa
Nicholas Suhr
Jeffrey LaTour
Omar Barajas

Sister Crayon is an electronic duo from Sacramento, CA. [1]

History[edit]

Led by vocalist Terra Lopez with Dani Fernandez playing MPC and SPD-SX, the band was a two-member act for approximately one year before keys player Genaro Ulloa and drummer Nicholas Suhr joined the following year. Previously performing under the name Silent and Clemintine, Lopez decided "I didn't want to be shy anymore, and I wanted to have a name that was bolder, and a completely different alter ego."[2]

In September 2010, they contributed a track to Manimal Vinyl's tribute to David Bowie titled We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie, covering "The Bewlay Brothers". They also released a limited 7" split with Warpaint.

Sister Crayon recorded their full-length debut Bellow in Spring/Summer 2010 at the famous Hangar Studios in Sacramento, California. Five of the tracks appeared in a rawer form on their limited edition EP, only sold at shows. Bellow was released on Manimal Vinyl on February 22, 2011. Their debut video for the track "(In) Reverse" (directed by New York fashion photographer, Robert Ascroft) was aired several times on MTV's LOGO network in May 2010. They have toured the US and promise dates in the UK and Europe in 2012.[citation needed] In 2013 they toured the U.S. extensively in support of Bosnian Rainbows.

Their second full-length album "Devoted" was released on June 2nd, 2015. The album was produced by Wes Jones and co-produced by Omar Rodriguez Lopez (The Mars Volta, At The Drive In). The duo toured in 2015 with Le Butcherettes, Antemasque and Doomtree.

In May 2016, it was announced that Sister Crayon had signed with Warner Brother's records, and is joining Deftones on tour. In July, Sister Crayon announced that they were changing their name to Rituals of Mine. Their 2015 album Devoted will be re-released as their major-label debut with new production and mixes. The album will be mastered by Tom Coyne.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Bellow (Manimal, 2011)
  • Devoted (Rodriguez-Lopez Productions, 2015)

EPs[edit]

  • Sister Crayon (2010)
  • Disquiet (2011)
  • Cynic (2013)
  • Still Cynic (2014)

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martins, Chris (23 Nov 2009). "Manimal Signs Sister Crayon, Holds Echo Residency, Releases Warpaint Video". LA Weekly. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Meyer, Carla (29 Jan 2010). "Sister Crayon Colors Outside The Musical Lines". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  3. ^ Meyer, Carla (21 July 2016). "With Warner Bros. record deal, Sacramento's Sister Crayon assuming a new name". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 

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