Related Information for Samestate We are simultaneously shaped by absence and presence. People, memories, experiences…all are molded by items both here and not.Bands are the same way. Lyrics form via the things that happen and the people that depart, for one reason or another. Melodies emerge from everything heard before and the desire to create something never heard before. And even a band’s name can come from leaving out a single character and leaving in the inspiration it brings.Absence and presence have aligned to bring.. read more