Our Next Project

Here at These Stains Enterprises, we take every ridiculous idea very seriously. So when Andrew said “let’s make a choose-your-own-adventure album,” we had no choice but to comply to the fullest extent possible. And so, we are proud to present our next project, The Concert: An Interactive Aural Odyssey. 30-ish songs. Branching storylines. Dozens of…
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Next Time on Butter Island

Will the Salted and Unsalted butter settle their differences? How will Jessica handle the shocking news? All this and more steamy, melty action next time, on Butter Island! I guess Andrew was watching Love Island and wrote some music in the style of the theme song? Well we reverse-engineered a promo for our new hit…
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See You In Hell, Santa!

That’s right, our Yuletide classic “Christmas In Hell” is now available on all major streaming services! Give it a listen at or wherever you listen to music!

December Livestream!

These Stains are BACK and ready to rock the best venue in Boston: Ben’s Living Room! We’ll be livestreaming an evening of new songs, classics, and covers on Saturday, December 10th at 7:30pm ET. You can tune in at – subscribe to get notified when we go live! – or join the Facebook event.…
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Blow It Up

Elon’s gonna blow up Twitter. Mark is gonna blow up Meta. And if our new song is actually a prophecy, Jeff’s space program might just blow up the moon itself. “Blew Up The Moon” is an imagined retelling of the romance between a billionaire, his lost love, and the space program that would save it…
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Taste the Spooky!

This Halloween, These Stains has some treats (and also some tricks) for you! Let the haunting orchestration of “The Tate of the Smell of a Horse” bury you to the deepest (cheese) cave of your darkest fears. And prepare to get right frightened as you stroll down “Spooky Street,” an instrumental with a scary surprise.…
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Live @ Ben’s Living Room

Can’t make it to our Porchfest set? You can check out our practice concert from this past weekend! We held a party for some friends and played them some tunes. It was a blast, and we mostly remembered how to play everything! Come for the BRAND NEW SONG we revealed, stay for our very good…
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Live @ Porchfest 2022!

These Stains are excited to be playing live again! We’ve done a few open mics here and there, but otherwise our EP Release/Quarantine Livestream was our last big “concert.” Which is why we’re incredibly excited to be playing again at Somerville Porchfest on Saturday, May 14, 2022! Join us and over a hundred other musical…
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Listen to Firesword 2!

It’s finally here! Firesword 2 is now available for your listening pleasure on Bandcamp and all streaming services. Journey underground to a world of talking animals, tyrannical rulers, and epic battles in this “sequel” to our epic prog-rock tale. Firesword 2 by These Stains Are Who I Am We had a blast at our premier…
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Firesword 2: Pre-order and Listening Party

That’s right, it’s actually happening! Firesword 2 – the continuation of our epic prog-rock journey – will be released on 2/22/22 (“Firesword TWOsday”). You can pre-order it now on Bandcamp and pre-save it on Spotify right now. It’ll be available on all streaming services on 2/22. Want to listen along with us? Join us for…
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