Shiny Around the Edges writes songs, plays instruments, releases records, CD’s, and digital downloads for labels in Texas, California, and Australia, occasionally drives in a van for hours at a time, organizes bake sales, plays museums, plays houses, enjoys deli trays, enjoys bourbon, reads books, provides voiceover for anime films, is still in school, knows both Burt Reynolds and Matthew J. Barnhart on a first name basis, graduated members to Neon Indian and White Drugs, played as the Castanets for a week, and droned onstage with Greg Ginn.