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Christopher Hoffee

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The Makeup Sex, Mystery Lights, Blacksmith Union, Fivecrown, Atom Orr, Truckee Brothers
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Christopher Hoffee (Truckee Brothers, the Makeup Sex, Mystery Lights, Blacksmith Union, Fivecrown, Atom Orr) makes music by himself and sometimes the occasional friend will stop by his little house and add little noise to his songs. All the recording and mixing is done by Hoffee at his studio CHAOS Recorders, where he engineers and produces other like minded artists.

His first serious band in 1990 was San Diego-based Blacksmith Union, with whom he recorded three albums and signed with Burt Bacharach's publishing company Feedbach. After leaving that group, he moved back to his hometown, Memphis, Tennessee, and started writing material for his next band Fivecrown which formed in San Diego in 1997. They put out two albums on his own label Populuxe Records.

He also records as Atom Orr, playing most everything on the albums while occasionally pulling his friends/bandmates like Matt Lynott, Greg Friedman, and Patrick Dennis into the mix.

Atom Orr, founded in 2002, has been a presence in placements in MTV and indie films. After releasing Atom Orr albums like Wake, Noir, and Asterisk, Hoffee formed another band called the Truckee Brothers in 2004, going by the aka Cady Truckee.

Atom Orr went on to release Searching For Sparrows, the Los Feliz EP, This Was Tomorrow, and Galaxies With Long Yellow Curtains. The latter, released in July 2012, consisted of loosely based "space" themes, with a few odd choices including a song wrote using words and phrases during the turn of the 19th century.

An Atom Orr album called Flotsam and Jetsam (Populuxe Records) was released in August 2013, featuring eleven songs of psychedelic, harmonious, and oceanic expanse. The following year, Hoffee Hoffee worked on Jon Kanis' album Fundamentalism is the Only Way.

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