In Ocean Way’s Studio B are
Semi Precious Weapons: (L-R)
Stevy Pyne, Dan Crean, Justin
Tranter, Cole Whittle, and
Jack Joseph Puig.
Photo by David Goggin.Hollywood, CA (January 27, 2010)–Ocean Way Recording was the venue of choice for the recording of a new self-titled EP by Semi Precious Weapons with producer/engineer Jack Joseph Puig.
Formed in 2006 by Berklee College of Music graduates, Semi Precious Weapons is a band from New York City consisting of Justin Tranter on vocals, Stevy Pyne on guitar, Cole Whittle on bass and Dan Crean on drums. All tracks were recorded in Los Angeles in November and December, produced by Jack Joseph Puig (Green Day, Beck) and Semi Precious Weapons, and executive produced by Lady Gaga.
The Semi Precious Weapons EP was released January 19th on iTunes, and includes the first three songs from the band’s Interscope debut album, You Love You, due out this spring. Semi Precious Weapons is among the first artists using iTunes’ Complete My Album feature for an EP release, making the EP priced at $2.99 count toward the purchase of the whole album upon release.
Semi Precious Weapons will continue on the Monster Ball Tour with Lady Gaga, which travels worldwide throughout 2010.