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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 Stosuy | 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 Stosuy | 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 Stosuy | July 8, 2009 - 11:35 am

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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 Stosuy | 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 Stosuy | May 13, 2009 - 10:15 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Gun Outfit

Despite the comparisons (blame the one sheet), Olympia's Gun Outfit sound much more like Some Velvet Sidewalk (or, really, King Kong) than Dinosaur: Their straight-ahead,…
Brandon Stosuy | April 22, 2009 - 11:11 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Crocodiles

San Diego BTW Crocodiles evoke Jesus & Mary Chain, VU, and the Spacemen 3 with their stripped-down, dark noise-pop, but the duo is one of…
Brandon Stosuy | March 11, 2009 - 10:44 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Pretty & Nice

The Boston trio Pretty & Nice construct pop spectacles with guitars, drums, and various electronics. You could mention of Montreal in passing on "Piranha" or…
Brandon Stosuy | February 25, 2009 - 10:27 am

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Quit Your Day Job: The Welcome Wagon

A ways back I did a post about the Welcome Wagon's cover of the Smiths' "Half A Person" from their debut album Welcome To The
Brandon Stosuy | February 11, 2009 - 11:11 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Bell

Brooklyn BTW Olga Bell has a new single out in March via twosyllable (7"/digital) and a number of shows at SXSW, but between band activities,…
Brandon Stosuy | January 28, 2009 - 11:51 am

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Quit Your Day Job: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

In February, New York BTW the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart are releasing their self-titled full-length collection of jangly, noisy indie pop on the…
Brandon Stosuy | December 10, 2008 - 10:33 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Crystal Stilts

In this special Thanksgiving installment of Quit Your Day Job, Frankie Rose and I talk a lot about drinks. When not bartending at Great Jones…
Brandon Stosuy | November 26, 2008 - 9:04 am

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Quit Your Day Job: The Broken West

Ross Flournoy, the Memphis-born lead vocalist and guitarist for the Samuel Beckett referencing (I Can't Go On, I'll Go On) Los Angeles pop quartet the…
Brandon Stosuy | November 12, 2008 - 9:07 am

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Quit Your Day Job: The Dead C

The Dead C are longtime musical heroes of mine. The trio formed in Dunedin, New Zealand way back in 1986. Next to Harry Pussy, no…
Brandon Stosuy | October 29, 2008 - 12:31 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Midlake

Eric Pulido plays guitar in Midlake: The Texas band, who last released The Trials of Van Occupanther two years ago, are currently at work on…
Brandon Stosuy | October 1, 2008 - 11:44 am
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