Clear Static

Clear Static
Clear Static
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Dance rock
New Wave
Labels Maverick Records

Clear Static is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.



Clear Static's members were friends from high school, and began playing together in punk rock bands.[1] Eventually, the group coalesced around a shared interest in New Wave bands of the 1980s[2] like Duran Duran and The Fixx. After playing local shows, Tommy Henriksen and Jeff Pilson recorded a 5 song demo that had the band in a bidding war,where they signed with Island Records.After the band left Island records the group was chosen in 2005 by Duran Duran to open dates on their tours in the US and UK.[1] They also signed to Maverick Records subsidiary Lizard King (who had previously signed The Killers)[3] that year, with a self-titled full-length issued by Maverick in 2006.[4] The album featured the single "Make Up Sex", which was remixed and issued as a dance single.[5] These remixes reached #13 on the U.S. Billboard Dance Singles chart and #16 on the Club Play chart.[6]


  • Tom Pederson - vocals
  • Michael David - guitar, synthesizers
  • Danny Kincaid - guitar
  • Rich Pederson - bass
  • Jacob Shearer - drums



  1. ^ a b Corey Apar, Clear Static at Allmusic
  2. ^ Clear Static. Charlotte Observer, March 3, 2006.
  3. ^ Clear Static: Talking In Your Sleep. Music Week, May 28, 2005.
  4. ^ Review of Clear Static. Bay Windows, May 11, 2006.
  5. ^ Review,
  6. ^ charts, Allmusic

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • static line — noun a cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute; the cord is attached at one end to the aircraft and temporarily attached to the pack of a parachute at the other; it opens the parachute after the jumper is clear of the plane • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lexmark Int'l v. Static Control Components — Infobox Court Case name = Lexmark Int l v. Static Control Components court = United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit date decided = October 26, 2004 full name = Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. citations …   Wikipedia

  • Statistical static timing analysis — Conventional static timing analysis (STA) has been a stock analysis algorithm for the design of digital circuits over the last 30 years. However, in recent years the increased variation in semiconductor devices and interconnect has introduced a… …   Wikipedia

  • assured clear distance ahead — The limit of a motorist s vision of the highway ahead. Erdman v Mestrovich, 155 Ohio St 85, 97 NE2d 674, 31 ALR2d 1417. A variable distance, since it constantly changes as the motorist proceeds, being measured at any moment by the distance… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Dave Audé — Background information Also known as Claude Le Gache Cleveland Lounge D Still D Extension 119 Needle Damage Rich Kidz …   Wikipedia

  • CD USA — Infobox Television show name = CD USA caption = format = Music television picture format = HDTV audio format = runtime = 60 minutes (with commercials) producer = Nikki Varhely, Mike Yurchuk, Renard Young, Stephanie Sacco, Neil Mahoney executive… …   Wikipedia

  • Nothing Still — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = Nothing Still Background = group or band Origin = St. Louis, Missouri, USA Genre = Pop, Rock, Synthpop Years active = 2000 present Current members = Emilio Hernandez Patrick Slusser Anthony Ficken Tom Fedke Matt… …   Wikipedia

  • Koishii & Hush — (Simon Langford Alex Sowyrda) are a dance music production duo hailing from England and Canada.Simon has had his own chart success as half of the trance duo Dreamcatcher, whose tracks I Don t Wanna Lose My Way and Twisted both made the UK Top 20 …   Wikipedia

  • Maverick Records — Fundación 1991 Fundador(es) Madonna Frederick DeMann Ronnie Dashev Distribuidor Warner Bros Género(s) Varios …   Wikipedia Español

  • Maverick Records — Company [[Файл: |100px]] Основан 1992 Основатели Madonna Фредерик дэ Манн Дистрибьютор Warner Bros. Records Жанр различные Страна …   Википедия