Pink Panzer

Pink Panzer

BandAlternativeRock

Pink Panzer condenses the epic bombast of instrumental post-rock, sculpting alternately serene and violent sonic meditations. Utilizing waves of textured distortion, bright, snaking guitar lines, and cinematic phrasing, they create a slow exposure of emotional catharsis.

Biography

Pink Panzer formed in February of 2005, when DJ and Mike's girlfriends conspired to introduce the then freelance guitarists. After a series of late-night, somewhat intoxicated jam sessions, they recruited roomates Mark and Joel, gathered in a local auditorium, began to play and never looked back.

All veterans of their local rock scenes, the boys are keenly aware of the fragile dynamics of true collaboration, and try to eschew the posessive attitudes that often stifle creative output. The result is an ever-evolving sound, with nods to post-rock, shoegaze, psychedelia and prog, but one which nevertheless remains firmly grounded in the concise format of pop/rock. DJ's e-bow work and sonic atmospherics, for example, suggest the expansiveness of Sigur Ros, while Mike tends to favor subtle, hypnotic repetitions in the shoegazing vein of My Bloody Valentine. This sense of space and texture, however, is anchored by Joel's accessibly melodic bass progressions and tasteful fills, and Mark's relentless, controlled drumming, whose frequent time signature shifts and powerful crescendos recall Explosions in the Sky.

Discography

Pink Panzer have recorded the "We Are All Unhappy" EP demo, available in streaming audio at www.myspace.com/pinkpanzerusamusic, featuring the songs:

Count Chocula's Revenge
Pulp-Skulled and Jelly-Hipped
Soviet Analog Set
Baby, Not in Front of the Guys

Set List

A typical Pink Panzer set is about 35-45 minutes long and includes about 8-10 songs, such as:

I'm Counting On Pink Panzer to Save Me
Pulp-Skulled and Jelly-Hipped
The Death of Hawkeye (Parts I-III)
Count Chocula's Revenge
Ow, My Face!
Baby, Not in Front of the Guys
The Devil is Western
Soviet Analog Set

Covers:
The Legend of Zelda - Theme Song
Sufjan Stevens - The Transfiguration