With Green Line Operator, Everything Comes in Threes

Green Line Operator knows how to leave an impression in a crowded scene and with a very distractable music editor: Easily digested, arbitrary show ideas. The THR33 Show is, as its flier helpfully points out, three bands with three-word names playing three sets of three songs for $3 at, and this one just might be overkill, 7:33 p.m. (In addition to Green Light Operator, you've got Darkness Dear Boy and Watch for Rocks.)

Green Line Operator, the ringleaders, play a kind of unmediated guitar pop that might have gotten them signed 20 years ago in the same batch of post-Green Day major-label acquisitions as Superdrag and the Smoking Popes.

The THR33 Show is tonight at the Trunk Space. We talked to singer/guitarist Desert Muserelli about getting your (three-word) name out there, how they came by their early-Warped Tour influences, and what we can expect, numerology aside, at tonight's show.

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Dan Moore