UNITED STATE OF ELECTRONICA, or U.S.E., is a
* 1 History
* 2 Band members
* 2.1 Current members * 2.2 Past members
* 3 Discography * 4 External links
U.S.E. was formed when the members of Wonderful and Shane Tutmarc
posed as an imaginary electronica band from
U.S.E. released its debut self-titled, self-recorded album with handpainted covers in 2004. With no distribution, U.S.E turned to the Internet and gave the album to the world for free via http://www.mannheimworldwide.com. The album was released nationally through Sonic Boom Recordings in early 2005 and released in Japan in 2005 on Side-Out Records. U.S.E continued to tour the U.S. extensively with The Presidents of the United States of America , Ted Leo and the Pharmacists , The Hold Steady , Aqueduct , Schoolyard Heroes , The Divorce and many more. After "IT IS ON!" reached No. 4 on the Japanese music charts, U.S.E made three trips to Japan in 2005, including the 2005 Fuji Rock Festival and played the Sasquatch! Music Festival in Central Washington.
After another trip to Japan and tours to
U.S.E's second full length "
LOVEWORLD " was recorded in
Their song "Open Your Eyes" was used at E3 2008 for the New Xbox Experience Promo.
* Derek Chan — bass * Jason Holstrom — guitar * Carly Nicklaus — vocals * Amanda Khanjian — vocals * Jon e. Rock — drums , vocals * Peter Sali — guitar, vocals * Noah Star Weaver — keyboards , vocoder
* Shane Tutmarc — bass
* _Emerald City EP_ (2002) * _Emerald City 12"_ (2003) * U.S.E. (self-titled) (2004) * _Live and Direct from the Emerald City EP_ (2005) * _Party People EP_ (2005) * _ LOVEWORLD _ (2009)