Starlight Mints

Starlight Mints

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Starlight Mints


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Origin = Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Genre = Indie rock,
Indie pop
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Label = See Thru Broadcasting,
Pias America,
Barsuk Records
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URL = [http://www.starlightmints.com/ www.starlightmints.com]
Current_members = Allan Vest
Marian Love Nunez
Javier Gonzales
Andy Nunez
Ryan Lindsey
Past_members = James Honderich
Mary Beth Leigh
Kure Croker

Starlight Mints are an indie pop band from Norman, Oklahoma. The band was formed in the '90s and has varied in size between four and seven members. The current lineup consists of Allen Vest (vocals, guitar), Andy Nunez (drums), Marian Love Nunez (keyboard), Ryan Lindsey (keyboards/guitar) and Javier Gonzales (bass). Three previous members (James Honderich, Mary Beth Leigh, Kure Croker) contributed to their sound on violin, cello, voice. After releasing "The Dream That Stuff Was Made Of" in 2000 through the label See Thru Broadcasting, and "Built on Squares" in 2003 through Pias America.

They signed with Barsuk Records in December 2005 and released their first album with the record label ("Drowaton") on April 25th, 2006.

Drummer Andy Nunez owns and operates the Opolis, an indie rock venue in Norman, Oklahoma. The venue hosts both local and national acts.

Current Lineup

* Allan Vest (vocals/guitar)
* Marian Love Nunez (keyboards)
* Javier Gonzales (bass)
* Andy Nunez (drums)
* Ryan Lindsey (keyboards/guitar)

Discography

* The Dream That Stuff Was Made Of (August 22, 2000)
* Built on Squares (May 20, 2003)
* Drowaton (April 25, 2006)

ee also

*Indie music
*Indie pop

External links & Reference

* [http://www.starlightmints.com Official Site]
* [http://www.barsuk.com/bands/starlightmints Official Site with Barsuk Records]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vth79RJnCeU "Inside of Me" video clip]
* [http://www.chicagoinnerview.com/archives/mar04_starlight_mints.htm Recent Interview]
* [http://redmusic.com/hosting/starlightmints/ Built on Squares Sampler]
* [http://www.barsuk.com/ Barsuk Records]
* [http://www.discollective.com/music/SideOne:StarlightMints Allan Vest: Around the World in 14 Songs]
* [http://rockbites.org/interviews/starlightMints20000723.html Interview from 23 July 2000]
* [http://www.kpsu.org/review/experimenting_with_google_and_scoring_big_an_interview_with_allan_vest_lead_vocalist_and_guitarist_for_the_starlight_mint Interview from 05/17/2006]
* [http://www.gothamist.com/archives/2006/06/12/allan_vest_musi.php Interview about Drowaton from June 2006]
* [http://rebelpunk.net/content/review.php?id=113 RebelPunk Review of Drowaton] Rating|4|5
* [http://www.beatlawrence.com/2006/10/starlight-mints-jackpot.html Starlight Mints-beat Lawrence video]
* [http://www.breakthruradio.com/index.php?b=review.php?id=60 :ive Show Review- BreakThru Radio]


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