(a website for) Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start (the band)

Girls Names EP*The Internet EP*Live in the studio EP*Perris CA EP*and Nothing is #1 LP*5 songs EP*Self Titled EP


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Worst Band Name Ever
(*Enhanced CD)

01. Shawnee
02. Gas Station Hair
03. I'll Thank You Later
04. Am I A Cricket
05. I Am The Island
06. The Red Loop
07. Christmas Eve 1993
08. 128 Cayuga St.
09. Maureen Kehoe
10. Boise

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This is our long awaited 2nd full-length album. There is a video for the 3rd song over there------>

The Enhanced section of the CD features:
1. Guitar Tabs to all 10 songs.
2. An 18 song "Mix Tape" featuring our fav. indie artists.
3. The music video for "Ill Thank You Later" in widescreen Hi-Res format.

Rec
orded at the Gradwell House (Haddon Heights) winter 07

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
David Downham: guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Dave Dunn: drums
John Masino : guitar

with Additional vocals by: Brian Mietz

CDs available at:
Tunes CDs
Mars Red
Punkstop.com

Stores/Distro:
Independent One Stop (exclusive)


Girls Names EP
(click here to goto the EP's site)
01. Janet Bateman
02. Melanie Flury
03. Rachel Strayer
04. Robin Fleshman

We released this EP for free for download only, there are no CDs so don't email us trying to buy one, embrace technology.

Recorded at the Gradwell House (Ha ddon Heights) late 2005.

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
David Downham: guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Dave Dunn: drums
Evan Weiss: guitar

The Internet EP
(click here to goto the EP's site)
01.Out To Get Me
02. Dear Erica
03. Are We Seeing This?
04. I'm Growing Out
05. Track 5

We released this EP for free for download only, there are no CDs so don't email us trying to buy one. It's 2007, burn your own.

Recorded at the Gradwell House (Haddon Heights) late 2004.

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
David Downham: guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Dave Dunn: drums
John Masino: guitar
Evan Weiss: guitar

with additional vocals by: Brian Mietz and Mike McNelis

Live in the Studio EP
01 Rachel Strayer
02 Melanie Flury
03 Track 5
04 Dear Erica
05 Robyn Fleshman
06 Janet Bateman

We did a short pressing of this recording for Macrock X and a few other shows in the Spring of 2006 .We had decided that the versions of the songs we played live were worth hearing so we setup in the studio and recorded some of our set. The CD also included a 15 minute video documenting the session which is available for download in the "videos" section. This CD is out of print.

Recorded at the Gradwell House ( Haddon Heights) March 2006.

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Dave Dunn : drums
John Masino: guitar
Dave Downham : guitar


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Perris, CA EP
01 Down to the Day
02 Come Away
03 Please Come to Me
04 Strike 2
05 Them All

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L
imekiln Records released this on CD.

Recorded at the Gradwell House (Gloucester City) summer 2003.

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Scott Rumble: drums
John Masino: guitar

with:
Phil Apostol:
guitar
Nora Harmelin: violin
Nick Recuber: concert bass
Steph Berliner: flute
Dave Downham: organ
Adam Montague: vocals

and Nothing is #1 LP
01 You Landed So Gracefully
02 I Know You'll Find Out that I'm a Geek
03 My Argument Precedes Me
04 As Usual
05 Help Me Fix My Bike
06 Is That a Terrible Thing to Say?
07 See You in a Month
08 Time Wastes No Time
09 Muscle, When Will I See It?
10 By Surprise

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OHEV Records released this on CD. It is currently out of print. There are definately copies floating around america, we just dont have any, try www.amazon.com.


Recorded at the Gradwell House (Gloucester City) Sep 2001- Mar 2002.

Steve Poponi: vocals, guitar
Dave Damm: bass
Scott Rumble: drums, vocals
Phil Apostol: guitar

With:

Nora Harmelin: violin

Additional songwriting by: Jeff Mott, Kyle Costill and Derek Kotter

5 Songs
01 Here I Am Away
02 I've Just Seen the Best I'll Ever Be
03 Hopelessly In Like With Me
04 As Usual to Me
05 It'll Be the Month That I Have

This CD was released like 4 times on 4 small labels. It has been out of print since it was in print. There are no CDs of this. Make your own!

Recorded at the Gradwell House (Maple Shade) summer 2000.

Steve Poponi: vocals, bass
Scott Rumble: drums
Jeff Mott: guitar

UUDDLRLRBA START
01 Song Competition
02 Working Title
03 I'm Holding Hands With Me
04 Action
05 Walked Out This Season
06 Real Philosophers vs. the Lovers of Sights and Sound

Recorded at the Gradwell House (Maple Shade)

Steve Poponi: vocals, bass
Scott Rumble: drums
Jeff Mott: guitar, vocals

 

Misc.
This a list of random unreleased songs from upup as well as songs by artists we covered and some side project stuff.

Them all
[info] ::This is Actionjerk's original version that we covered on our newest EP "Perris, CA". If you are interested in hearing more action jerk click here for more.

Whiskey Riff
You give better gifts to Ben
Christmas Lake Diner
K-hristmart 2006
Keep them turtlenecks away 2005
I hate this tree 2004
Christmas sox 2003
[info] :: These are christmas songs that steve sang on featuring as part of a group featuring Nora Harmolin and Nick Kessler for the Arbor Records Christmas compilations.

Rating them from 1 to 10
[info] :: This song was originally released on our "Tour EP" but got ditched when we shortened the EP (as if removing this 45 second song helped) for its repressing.
Band: Steve, Phil, Kyle, Scott

Your house and I
[info] :: This song was originally released on our "Tour EP" but got ditched when we shortened the EP for its repressing. This song features Scott Rumble singing-ish over the end part. Maybe my favorite vocal moment ever.
Band: Steve, Phil, Kyle, Scott

Straight to the Point
[info] :: A song by Straight to the Point that we covered for a limited-edition split CD we did with them back in 2001. The song, like the band, is called "Straight to the Point."
Band: I think this is all steve

I'm Holding Hands With Me
[info] :: Straight to the Point's version of our old song "I'm Holding Hands With Me" also found on that split CD we did.

 
 

"Ill Thank You Later "
music video. Filmed and directed by Robert Emmons.

See more videos by Robert Emmons here

 

"Please Come To Me"
music video. Filmed and directed by Robert Emmons.

See more videos by Robert Emmons here

 

"Filmed Entirely on March 28, 2006" is a 15 minute video documenting UUDD's "Live in the studio" recording. Filmed by Robert and Justin Emmons.

See more videos by Robert Emmons here


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LINKS:

Up Up Down Down on Myspace
(shows and news are only available here)
Gradwell House Recording (Steve and Dave Downham's studio)


 

CONTACT:

We are no longer a band
For questions: smpoponi@hotmail.com