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Quit Your Day Job: The New Year

For this back to school Quit Your Day Job, I spoke with Matt Kadane, who with his brother Bubba, has been making gorgeous music for…
Brandon Stosuy | September 10, 2008 - 12:25 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Megafaun

Raleigh-via-Eau Clair BTW Megafaun debuted impressively earlier this year with Bury The Square. The trio nip-and-tuck experimental tendencies (tape splicing, white noise colliding with banjo,…
Brandon Stosuy | August 27, 2008 - 11:38 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Human Highway

Human Highway is the collaboration between Islands' Nick Thorburn and Royal City-associated songwriter and solo artist Jim Guthrie. Their debut Moody Motorcycle is out next…
Brandon Stosuy | August 13, 2008 - 12:33 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs play psychedelic, scruffy guitar grit with Dylan-esque (via Tom Petty) overtones and Springsteen anthemics, but a spacier vibe. Their Secretly Canadian…
Brandon Stosuy | July 30, 2008 - 10:30 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Chromeo

Chromeo's the Montreal/New York electro duo of childhood friends P-Thugg (Patrick Gemayel) and Dave I (David Macklovitch). Gemayel handles keyboards/synths and talk box. Maclovitch, the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 16, 2008 - 11:14 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Ungdomskulen

The Bergen trio Ungdomskulen play proggy post punk, mixing chops and hooks with a sense of humor. But they don't sound like Primus. When I…
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2008 - 10:54 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Lau Nau

I'm a big fan of Finnish free-folk -- or whatever you want to call it -- especially the work of Laura Naukkarinen, aka Lau Nau.
Brandon Stosuy | June 18, 2008 - 9:31 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Torche

Torche's Meanderthal is definitely one of the best albums of the year. Accordingly, I listen to it more than I probably should (basically daily). We…
Brandon Stosuy | June 4, 2008 - 1:00 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Death Cab For Cutie

Outside of recording, touring, reading Kerouac, and the like, the guys in Death Cab For Cutie no longer spend their days embroiled in manual labor…
Brandon Stosuy | May 19, 2008 - 6:35 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Valet

Valet is Honey Owens. She was recently on tour as a member of Atlas Sound, but if you want to hear her own unique approach…
Brandon Stosuy | May 14, 2008 - 1:54 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Port O’Brien

Port O'Brien started three years ago as the duo (and couple) of Van Pierszalowski and Cambria Goodwin. The Bay Area band's currently a quintet, but…
Brandon Stosuy | April 30, 2008 - 11:29 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Ponytail

Baltimore spastics Ponytail are set to release the appropriately titled, J. Robbins-produced Ice Cream Spiritual in June (it follows their 2005 debut, Kamehameha). Appropriate, because…
Brandon Stosuy | April 16, 2008 - 2:01 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Citay

Citay's sophomore album Little Kingdom is a great dose of sweeping psychedelia. Think Byrds harmonies, Floydian pastoralism, and more than enough reasons to namedrop Popol…
Brandon Stosuy | April 9, 2008 - 11:44 am

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Quit Your Day Job: The Dodos

On Visiter, San Francisco duo the Dodos wrestle flint-fingered jangles, busybody hardware-nicking drums, and '60s (at times, Animal Collective-lite) melodicism into catchy, insistent folk-pop. Or…
Brandon Stosuy | April 2, 2008 - 11:34 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Kelley Polar

Kelley Polar's I Need You To Hold On While The Sky Is Falling -- the the Croatian-born Juilliard-schooled violist/vocalist/composer's follow up to 2005's Love Songs
Brandon Stosuy | March 26, 2008 - 11:10 am
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