Trevor Leonard (Triangle Shirt Factory) and JD Perry (selfhelpme) have a long and intertwined history. As Greater Philadelphia natives, both thrived as vital members of the area’s punk rock scene since the late nineties. Trevor started the melodic space punk band Procession Came Opposite and is an active member of the folk-rock trio The End of America and rock outfit Punchline, and JD is a founding member of the iconic pop-punk group Valencia.
The split 7” has long been a staple in the punk rock community. This one, in particular, celebrates two artists who have used their musical roots to delve into new territories. With Triangle Shirt Factory, Leonard blends Americana, rock and reggae to create an unparalleled folk style. By channeling an emotionally charged fusion of blues, folk and rock, Perry crafts a poetic pairing of the beautiful and dark via selfhelpme. This split represents where the two artists have been and where they are, while offering a glimpse of where they’re going.
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1. Clash - Triangle Shirt Factory
2. Eva - Triangle Shirt Factory
3. Waiting - selfhelpme
4. Wreckage - selfhelpme
first pressing: 549 coke bottle clear