Quit Your Day Job

Quit Your Day Job: Lemonade

Quit Your Day Job is a series that ran on Stereogum from 2007 to 2013, and in that space, we talked to dozens of indie…
Stereogum | August 19, 2014 - 2:43 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Bleeding Rainbow

Philadelphia garage rockers Bleeding Rainbow -- formerly Reading Rainbow -- have been busy prepping their new album, Yeah Right, due out 1/29 on Kanine Records.
Wyatt Marshall | January 17, 2013 - 1:01 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Nude Beach

A couple of weeks ago, Brooklyn rockers Nude Beach dropped the memorable clip for "Some Kinda Love," a clip where an invisible narrator went through…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2012 - 2:24 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Fort Lean

Though we've known about beachy indie rockers Fort Lean for a little while, the group made a major splash at CMJ thanks to glowing praise…
Corban Goble | November 1, 2011 - 2:52 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: G-Side

Over the past three years, the great Huntsville, Alabama rap duo G-Side have released three full albums, with another, Island, coming in November. And eve…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2011 - 2:54 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Tony Castles

Brooklyn-based Das Racist-associated pop crew Tony Castles recently released the No Service EP, a five song collection featuring a track called "Dream Job" -- though…
brandon | April 26, 2011 - 12:21 pm

Quit Your Day Job: Hunx And His Punx

Onetime Gravy Train!!!! frontman Seth Bogart is the leopard-printed/speedo-wearing Hunx of Hunx And His Punx (or, these days, Punkettes). His Oakland-based band's debut album come…
brandon | February 14, 2011 - 5:23 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Buke And Gass

I first saw Buke And Gass last summer at Joe's Pub as part of the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series. They performed some of…
brandon | April 22, 2010 - 11:16 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Janka Nabay

The Bubu King EP -- a four-song collection that marries hyper ramshackle beats with addictive West African chants and singing -- breezes past in 20…
brandon | April 9, 2010 - 11:34 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Salome

Salome is one of the most exciting bands in underground metal. We're talking top 5. I booked the Virginia trio twice in a four month…
brandon | February 25, 2010 - 5:10 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Woven Bones

The Austin garage trio Woven Bones make dark, fuzzed, primitive, foot-stomping garage rockabilly shot through with J&MC, VU, and the Damned. (And you can extend…
brandon | January 20, 2010 - 9:06 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Blessure Grave

Reyna Kay is one half of Blessure Grave, the gothy Hellhammer-referencing South California death rock band and one-time Outsiders you should expect big things from…
brandon | January 6, 2010 - 1:21 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: The Fresh & Onlys

San Francisco's the Fresh & Onlys make for great autumn listening. There's something gothy about their psychedelic rock 'n' roll swing, but the sort of…
brandon | November 18, 2009 - 9:47 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Bear In Heaven

A couple of months ago, we posted Bear In Heaven's "Lovesick Teenagers" in the midst of the deaths of John Hughes and Patrick Swayze. It…
brandon | November 11, 2009 - 11:29 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Cold Cave

When we called recent Philadelphia/New York crew Cold Cave a Band To Watch last December, we mentioned Heartworm Press, which frontman Wesley Eisold runs with…
brandon | October 28, 2009 - 10:34 am
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Quit Your Day Job: LAKE

The sunny psychedelic pop housed on LAKE's Let's Build A Roof deepens and interestingly darkens the Olympia group's previous output. The dozen songs were produced…
brandon | September 30, 2009 - 12:41 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Foreign Born

When we spoke with Matt Popieluch about non-album track "Wander Aimlessly," the Foreign Born vocalist/guitarist/"lo-fi renaissance man" mentioned that the song was partially inspired while…
brandon | July 23, 2009 - 11:01 am
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Quit Your Day Job: The Rayographs

At the beginning of the year, we said UK trio the Rayographs were a band worth watching. As mentioned then, guitarist/vocalist Astrud Steehouder conjures Grace…
brandon | July 8, 2009 - 11:35 am

Quit Your Day Job: The Antlers

Lately Brooklyn's the Antlers have been the topic of more (and more) conversations. Yesterday we posted a track from the icily anthemic trio's self-released and…
brandon | June 25, 2009 - 9:50 am
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Quit Your Day Job: Suckers

So far the group-chanting Brooklyn BTW Suckers are best known for their outfits, a self-titled EP produced by Yeasayer's Anand Wilder and Chris Moore (TV…
brandon | May 13, 2009 - 10:15 am
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