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Austin, TX | Brooklyn, NY

Jared Bell
Michael Bell

Link: Official Website
Link: MySpace

LYMBYC SYSTYM is an instrumental duo comprised of brothers Mike and Jared Bell. Hailing from Austin, Texas and Brooklyn, NY respectively, the pair began tinkering back in 2001, laboriously experimenting and completely hellbent on establishing something fresh and unique from deep beneath the indie canopy.

As expected, such a feat was not something to be accomplished overnight. In a musical universe where the proving grounds had been long-trampled down by countless innovators and taste-makers many times over, it would take something truly special to rise to such an occasion. And so the brothers persisted, eventually finding their musical voice and refining their palettes with each passing day.

By 2005, they were ready to send an offering out into the world, a 5-song statement of purpose titled "Carved By Glaciers." A self-released endeavor, "Carved..." immediately established the brothers Bell as a pair to watch intently in years to come. Immediately embraced by the forbearers of their genre, LYMBYC SYSTYM quickly rose from practice space to tour bus territory, both supporting (and occasionally backing) acts such as THE ALBUM LEAF, THE ONE AM RADIO, AMERICAN ANALOG SET, MICE PARADE, HER SPACE HOLIDAY, and countless others in phase two of their ascent: relentless live shows anytime, anywhere.

Amidst the flurry of activity and interest over LYMBYC SYSTYM spilling in from all corners of the globe, "Carved By Glaciers" somehow managed to slip out of print and unattended to as the brothers Bell clocked innumerable miles on the odometer, chasing down show after show across North America and Japan. Finally, in 2008, like-minded paths crossed with Virginia's own Magic Bullet Records and plans were hatched to reissue this stunning debut in concurrence with "Field Studies," a split CD/LP with friends and label-mates THIS WILL DESTROY YOU.

The last few years have certainly birthed an awareness of what "instrumental music" is amongst the general populace. LYMBYC SYSTYM shows us all what instrumental music CAN be.

LYMBYC SYSTYM Carved By Glaciers CD/LP/Digital
Catalog #MBL101
(CD issued 01/13/09 - Magic Bullet Records)
(LP issued 03/10/09 - Magic Bullet Records)

Mp3: Carved By Glaciers
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Album press kit: MBL101

THIS WILL DESTROY YOU & LYMBYC SYSTYM Field Studies CD/LP/Digital - Catalog #MBL110
(CD issued 01/13/09 - Magic Bullet Records)
(LP issued 03/10/09 - Magic Bullet Records)

Mp3: Narita
Scene Point Blank: Full Album Stream

Album press kit: MBL110

LYMBYC SYSTYM : View all current dates on MySpace
Lymbyc Systym Summer 2009
Friday, July 10th - Spanish Moon - Baton Rouge, LA
Saturday, July 11th - The Black Box Collective - Orlando, FL
Sunday, July 12th - Sarasota VFW Post 3233 - Sarasota, FL
Monday, July 13th - Drunken Unicorn - Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, July 14th  - The Camel - Richmond, VA
Wednesday, July 15th  - Silk City - Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, July 16th  - River Street Jazz Café - Plains, PA
Saturday, July 18th - Union Hall - Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, July 19th - Middle East (Upstairs) - Cambridge, MA
Monday, July 20th - Monkey House - Winooski, VT
Tuesday, July 21st - Le Divan Orange - Montreal, QB
Wednesday, July 22nd - The Velvet Underground - Toronto, ON 
Thursday, July 23rd - Schuba’s - Chicago, IL
Sunday, July 26th - The Waiting Room - Omaha, NE
Monday, July 27th - The Walnut Room - Denver, CO
Tuesday, July 28th - Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, July 31st - Raven Cafe - Prescott, AZ
Saturday, August 1st - Star Swim @ The Wyndham Hotel - Phoenix, AZ
Monday, August 3rd - Casbah - San Diego, CA
Thursday, August 6th - Modified Arts - Phoenix, AZ
Friday, August 7th - Plush - Tucson, AZ


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