^
Keep New Times Free
4

Super Stereo on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' This Sunday

Keeping Up with the Kardashians may be one of the most vapid, superficial, painfully annoying shows on television right now, but this Sunday night's new episode on E! actually has one redeeming quality to the vomit-inducing drivel -- local "future pop" band Super Stereo will have three songs featured on the show, making it the one time you should tune in to see a plastic-y family whore themselves out for moolah.

"To be honest, none of us avidly watch the show, but we are aware of the Kardashians, and their exploits," says bass player Statz, "specifically those in regards to their new husbands Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries."

Even though the band admits they don't watch the show, Super Stereo will be tuning in together to hear their tracks "Live To Learn," "Distant Star" and "Life Passed Me By".

"Every placement we get, large or small, is super-exciting to us," says vocalist/synthesizer player Lo. "Sometimes our placements our easy to pick out, sometimes it's like a fun treasure hunt." Adds Statz, "This is a joint viewing experience with our fans in a way. We know just as much as they do and get to experience it at the same time they do."

While the band recently wrapped up a tour of the Southwest, hitting up places such as California, Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico, and are currently working on their sophomore album, they hope their appearance on this Sunday's show might make some reality television fans a fan of their band, as well.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

"Having your song played on television is always a surreal experience," Statz says. "This is only magnified by seeing it in a reality television show, which has its own special take on the television format and place in the psyche of our society. When you write and perform these songs, you just never think of them in that context. It is always interesting and exciting to see people use your songs."

If you'd like to hear Super Stereo outside the little black box, they play at the Rainbows Festival Sunday, October 2 at Heritage Square. For more information, go here.

Follow us on Twitter and friend us on Facebook

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.