L.A Rock Band The Active Set Brings Its New Brand of Indie to Austin and Tucson

New show added to the tour in Tucson, Arizona
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* The Active Set
* Indie Rock
* South By Southwest
* Matthew Stolarz
* Los Angeles Rock

* Indie rock

* Burbank - California - US

Feb. 10, 2008 - PRLog -- For more information contact:
Jasmin Zimmatore
Espada-Zimmatore PR
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Los Angeles, CA- Los Angeles-based rock band The Active Set brings to Texas a new

L.A. sound with their debut EP, produced by Jason LaRocca of The Briggs.  The show

is part of the South by Southwest Conference celebrations on March 14, 2008 at the

Agave Bar, 415 East 6th Street in Austin.

The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases hundreds of musical acts

from around the globe on over fifty stages in downtown Austin. By day, conference

registrants do business in the SXSW Trade Show in the Austin Convention Center and

partake of a full agenda of informative, provocative panel discussions featuring

hundreds of speakers of international stature.

The SXSW INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL celebrates the creativity and passion behind the

newest  media technologies. In addition to panel sessions that cover everything from

web design to bootstrapping to social networks, attendees make new business

connections at the three-day Trade Show & Exhibition.

A new show for The Active Set has been added to the tour on March 12, 2008 at "The

Living Room" in Tucson Arizona on their way to the South by South West Conference

show.  Fans in Arizona will be able to have a sneak peak at The Active Set's new EP

that includes, "Better Brigade", "Escape Act" "Truth Hurts" and "I'm not coming".  All

tracks with a radiantly new perpspective on indie rock, reminiscent of The Cure and the


About the highly anticipated EP and tour, band leader Matthew Stolarz says: “We're

excited to come to Austin and bring audiences our upbeat take on indie.  Some people

take themselves too seriously, but we believe that music can be intelligent and

energetic and can really create lasting, positive change.”  “Waging a war on wasting

away” has become their motto and a message that is prevalent throughout the EP.


The Active Set members are thrilled about the excitement the tour is generating in

Arizona and Texas.  More shows will be announced on


The Active Set’s band members include:  lead singer and bassist Matthew Stolarz, a

Los Angeles native who left popular punk band The Briggs a few years ago to pursue

his vision.  From England is lead guitarist Wayne Russell who dropped out of university

to move to Los Angeles. Also on guitar is Francis Ramsden, an affluent surfer with a

strong business sense.  He joined the band having seen their ad calling for “smart.”  

Finally, from Indiana is 19-year-old Morgan Murphy, one of the youngest pro drummers

in the LA music scene.

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