Splender: They have overcome

Waymon Boone remembers Splender’s first visit with J Records founder Clive Davis as if it were yesterday. The scene was so surreal, he felt like he was in the middle of a Francis Ford Coppola film. The New York rock quartet had just come off two years touring in support

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The mud, sweat and tears of Splender

If ever there was a defining moment for Splender, it came at the Zetafest in Miami. The New York rock quartet, whose Todd Rundgren-produced debut Columbia “Halfway Down the Sky” was released in May 1999, shared the festival bill with Def Leppard, Everclear, Orgy and Shades Apart. “We went on

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Splender has Rundgren in its corner

It has been 10 years since Todd Rundgren, the wizard/true star, produced his last band, The Pursuit of Happiness. Though he was repeatedly offered chances to produce over the past decade, he couldn’t be lured away from his own career, which included creating musical gizmos and pioneering on the Internet.

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