Special Limited Edition Man or Astroman? Guitar Straps!

In case you didn't know, the best living surf band in the world is Man or Astroman? They'd been a favorite of ours at Couch Guitar Straps for years, so when guitar player Star Crunch contacted us recently about making a special limited edition strap for them to wear and sell on their current tour starting at Austin's South By Southwest 2010 we were stoked.
Couch Man or Astroman? Limited Edition Guitar Strap
We did less than fifty straps, half in Industrial Orange, half in Industrial Silver, both with silver end tabs. Collaborating on the project also is artist Chris Bilheimer who has done work for Green Day, REM, Weezer, and Neutral Milk Hotel album cover for the amazing "In The Aeroplane Over The Sea" record. For this project, Chris designed special individually numbered identification badges, a unique one of each strap, that also might do well to get you on the next commuter trip to saturn. We were also very honored to work with Chris on this project.

The straps are all with the band and amazing collector's items that will be selling out soon we're sure. We're sorry to say but they've got 'em all so if you want one catch 'em out on tour. This shot below is the band recently at the Whirlyball in Atlanta with the "Security Level Orange" version of the guitar strap.
Man or Astroman?
If you're not familiar with Man or Astroman?, the band is primarily instrumental and blend the surf rock style of the early 1960s with the new wave and punk rock sounds of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Man or Astro-Man? are known for their anachronistic dedication to science fiction themes, audio samples, obscure electronic devices (such as theremins, tesla coils and vintage printers), and high-energy live performances. They have tons of releases and limited edition colored vinyls released on labels such as Touch and Go Records, Estrus Records, and Epitaph Europe and done countless bits of film and soundtrack work including a slew of work for Nickelodeon and The Cartoon Network, notably including music for Space Ghost Coast to Coast and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron.

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