The Past
- Boy In Static was born in 1981 in New Jersey/USA
- He started playing classical piano at 5 years old
- He started playing viola in elementary school
- For the most part, he has been making music by himself, without any extensive time spent with a single band or collective
- His real name is Alexander Chen

The Demo
- A big fan of The Notwist, Boy In Static sent a three song demo to The Notwist's new Alien Transistor label in Germany around late 2003
- A few months later, just as he was buying tickets online for The Notwist's upcoming Boston show, an email from Alien Transistor arrived in his mailbox telling the label was interested and would like to meet
- By pure chance it was only one week until the Boston show
- After the show, Boy In Static met Alien Transistor for the first and only time, so far
- Over the next few months Boy In Static finished recording the full length called "Newborn," finalizing details with Alien Transistor via email

The Album
- Newborn is Boy In Static's debut album and first set of recorded tracks
- The entire album was recorded over the past two years (2003 - 2004) in his Boston apartment
- The entire album was written, performed, and produced by Boy In Static
- Two friends play on one track (Epilogue, track 7) on drums and bass
- All other instruments were performed by Boy In Static

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