California-based alternative rock band Crossing I’s Dotting T’s officially released their self-titled debut EP today via Golden Robot / Riot Records.
The four-track effort was produced and designed at Pale Moon Audio by Alex Estrada (known for his work with Joyce Manor, Touche Amore, Nails, Silver Snakes and more) and mastered by Jack Shirley at The Atomic Garden recording studios. (well known for his work with Deafheaven and others). Fans can listen to Crossing I’s Dotting T’s now on smarturl.it/CIDT-Self-Titled-EP.
On Crossing I’s Dotting T’s EP, singer / frontman Matt Mucerino shares, “This EP is inspired by the death of my cousin / best friend who passed away at the age of 21 due to cancer. him, and the remaining songs are about depression, anxiety, questioning society, the inevitability of death, as well as simply not feeling wanted at times.
It’s a mix with no main influence, but we took inspiration from many ’90s alternative rock bands like Nirvana, The Pixies, Foo Fighters, Jawbreaker, as well as more recent bands like Joyce Manor, to create a plan for what Crossing I’s Dotting T’s will sound like. It’s Grunge Meets Emo Meets Alt-Rock Meets Pop-Punk. A fast 4 track EP, there is something for everyone. “
Prior to release, Crossing I’s Dotting T’s shared two singles, “Dissatisfied” and most recently “Regret Stained Memories,” which landed the band’s cover of The New Fury, V13, and more.
Self-proclaimed “emotional alternative rock”, Crossing I’s Dotting T’s is a raw and original force transforming different rock genres such as alternative, punk and emo. This combo offers punchy but catchy songs with big choruses, intended to evoke emotion. Starting in his bedroom and car in Orange County, Matt Mucerino started writing songs until he teamed up with Alex Estrada of Pale Moon Audio (known for his work with Joyce Manor, Touché, Amoré and Nails, as well as the leader of Silver Serpents). Estrada helped produce and design Crossing I’s Dotting T’s debut EP. With backing from Orange Amps and Ernie Ball, Crossing I’s and Dotting T’s will take the world by storm.