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QC Scene Is On The Scene At CoOp Records For Einstein’s Sister’s Record Release Days

September 27th, 2020

QC Scene was on the scene yesterday for Record Store Day at Moline’s CoOp Records, to celebrate the release of Einstein’s Sister’s first record in almost two decades. Given that we’re living in the time of covid, and social distancing, the pictures of crowds weren’t anywhere near as packed as they were for Einstein’s last record release, three years ago, performing to celebrate the reissue of their excellent album “Learning Curves” on vinyl. So, we’ve decided to give you two pictorials — one from yesterday’s record release, and one... Read More

The Origin Of Einstein’s Sister, Emerging From The Duo Of Douglas And Tucker

September 26th, 2020

Einstein’s Sister release their first record in almost two decades TODAY at Record Store Day at Moline’s CoOp Records! All week long we’ve been publishing stories on the band, their music, and their history in our Einstein’s Sister Spotlight. The following is the first story Sean Leary wrote about the band becoming a band, transforming from the duo of Douglas and Tucker into Einstein’s Sister. It was originally published Nov. 20, 1997 on Sean Leary’s blog, What The &&^^&*((^&^& Is Sean Leary Thinking?   Einstein’s Sister’s... Read More

Douglas And Tucker’s First Album Showed Promise Of What Was To Come

September 26th, 2020

Einstein’s Sister will release their first record in almost two decades TODAY at Record Store Day at CoOp Records in Moline! Throughout this week we’ve been recapping the band’s career in our special Einstein’s Sister Spotlight on QuadCities.com! The following is the first review Sean Leary wrote of the band’s recorded material, reviewing the first Douglas and Tucker album, titled ‘Einstein’s Sister.’ The review first ran on Sean’s blog, What The *&^%^&** Is Sean Leary Thinking, on April 11, 1996.   Jonesing for Squeeze? If so,... Read More

The Connection Between Quad-Cities Band Einstein’s Sister And Oprah Winfrey

September 25th, 2020

The following story is from Sean Leary’s blog, What The *&&^^^&*(^%* Is Sean Leary Thinking? It was originally published on the blog on Aug. 15, 2000. We’re rerunning it as part of our Einstein’s Sister Spotlight looking back at the career of the popular Quad-Cities band in advance of the release of their first record in almost two decades Saturday as part of Record Store Day at Moline CoOp Records. Quad-Cities power-pop band Einstein’s Sister has signed a deal with Oxygen, the new cable network that is aimed at women and partially funded by Oprah Winfrey. The... Read More

Reviewing Einstein’s Sister’s First Album… In Advance Of Their New Record Due Tomorrow

September 25th, 2020

The following was originally printed on Sean Leary’s blog, What The *&^%%&* Is Sean Leary Thinking? on Nov 11, 1999. It’s a review of the rerelease of the first Einstein’s Sister album and an interview with the band about that release.   It isn’t often in life that you get a “do over,” but local band Einstein’s Sister is making the most of just such an opportunity this week by re-releasing a remastered edition of its first album, “Einstein’s Sister,” with seven additional tracks. “The reason we’re doing it is because... Read More

ARE YOU READY FOR THE UNTOLD STORY OF EINSTEIN’S SISTER???!!!!???

September 25th, 2020

Throughout this week, we’ve been featuring stories on Quad-Cities band Einstein’s Sister, which is releasing its first record in almost two decades this weekend, during Record Store Day at CoOp Records in Moline. The band – Kerry Tucker, Bill Douglas, Marty Reyhons, Steven Volk, and Andy Brock – is releasing a double-A side single, “Standing Still” and “Begin Again,” on transparent blue vinyl. But that’s one of the only ways in which the band has been completely transparent. Throughout this week, I’ve been scanning the archives and corners of the internet for information on... Read More

Flashback To Einstein’s Sister’s Trek To Los Angeles For International Pop Overthrow

September 25th, 2020

The following was originally published on Sean Leary’s blog, What The *&^^%* Is Sean Leary Thinking? on July 28, 1999. It details the local band Einstein’s Sister heading to Los Angeles to play at the International Pop Overthrow, a power pop festival featuring bands from around the world.   Einstein’s Sister will be going from a backyard bash to Beverly Hills 90210 this weekend. After the local rock-pop group — made up of Kerry Tucker, Bill Douglas, Marty Reyhons, Steven Volk and Andrew Brock — plays at a Bix festival-related backyard show on Saturday, members... Read More

A Review Of Einstein’s Sister’s ‘Humble Creatures’

September 23rd, 2020

Local band Einstein’s Sister will be in the spotlight with various stories every day throughout this week, leading up to the release of the band’s first single in almost two decades this Saturday, during Record Store Day, at Moline CoOp Records. The following story is from my blog, What The &^^%%& Is Sean Leary Thinking?, from Oct. 18, 2000. It’s a review of the band’s album, “Humble Creatures,” their last full album of new original material. The album is still available for sale on all online streaming formats, and can be found on our Spotlight page... Read More

Einstein’s Sister Video Details The Band’s First Single In Almost Two Decades

September 22nd, 2020

Einstein’s Sister is releasing their first songs in almost twenty years, and the band’s songwriter, guitarist and singer Kerry Tucker is talking about it on a new video. The group collaborated with members from the bands of Paul McCartney, Jellyfish, Sheryl Crow, and more. The single was mastered at the legendary Abbey Road. You can watch and listen as Tucker talks about the band’s new release here. For more stories on Einstein’s Sister, and links to their videos and songs, check out their Spotlight exclusively on your site for the best in local entertainment, QuadCities.com!  Read More

Preview Einstein’s Sister’s New Single, “Begin Again” On QuadCities.com!

September 21st, 2020

Einstein’s Sister are releasing their first new material in almost 20 years! The band collaborated with musicians from the bands of Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Phil Collins and more, and the double-A side single was mixed at RAK Studios (where albums from Radiohead, Adele, Simple Minds and more have been recorded) and mastered at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Written by Kerry Tucker (guitar and vocals) and Bill Douglas (vocals), and featuring Marty Reyhons on drums and Andy Brock on bass, the song is a power pop gem. You can pick it up this Saturday during Record Store Day at the Moline... Read More

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