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Quit Your Day Job: Augie March

We've already shown Augie March plenty of love, but so far haven't delved into the personal lives of the the Australian quintet. Figured a literate…
Brandon Stosuy | September 5, 2007 - 12:22 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Oxford Collapse

Basement-storming Brooklyn post-punk trio Oxford Collapse penned "Please Visit Your National Parks," one of the best shout-out-loud anthems of 2006, but get less credit for…
Brandon Stosuy | August 29, 2007 - 3:01 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Les Savy Fav

Those New York art-punks and video-contest bigwigs Les Savy Fav don't need much of an introduction, but maybe their jobs do: Guitarist Seth Jabour works…
Brandon Stosuy | August 22, 2007 - 11:37 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Tiny Vipers

Tiny Vipers, aka Jesy Fortino, recently released her Sub Pop debut Hands Across The Void: It's a spare collection of patient, painterly acoustic folk with…
Brandon Stosuy | August 15, 2007 - 12:11 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Lewis & Clarke

Hearing tales of Lou Rogai's day-job multi-tasking, I assumed he kept Stereofave Lewis & Clarke's trance-folk hypnotic because it offered a meditative pause. Turns out,…
Brandon Stosuy | August 8, 2007 - 11:59 am

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Quit Your Day Job: Blitzen Trapper

Portland's Blitzen Trapper have been self-releasing music on their Lidkercow Ltd label since 2003, but it wasn't until their third full-length, this year's Wild Mountain
Brandon Stosuy | August 1, 2007 - 6:23 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Misha

New York synth-pop duo Misha manage to add enough surprisingly askew moments -- chipmunk Bollywood, lo-fi Beatles-esque acoustics -- to their woozy, Erasure-on-Bacharach (on Sarah…
Brandon Stosuy | July 25, 2007 - 3:48 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: No Age

From their SST-referencing name and gracefully sloppy Ramones-meets-Kicking Giant sound to guitarist Randy Randall and singing drummer Dean Spunt's decision to release five limited edition…
Brandon Stosuy | July 18, 2007 - 2:04 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Bowerbirds

Just because folks (and Mountain Goats) are buzzing about your band doesn't mean you can blow off work. Bowerbirds are suddenly everywhere, and each member…
Brandon Stosuy | July 11, 2007 - 4:21 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Professor Murder

New York quartet Professor Murder make post-punk dance-funk 'n' dub piled with synths, chanty vocals, scattershot Liars percussion and more cowbells than your average dairy…
Brandon Stosuy | July 5, 2007 - 12:32 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Man Man

When I spoke with main Man Man Ryan Kattner, a.k.a. Honus Honus, his troupe of Philadelphia noisemakers was in a fittingly loud van en route…
Brandon Stosuy | June 27, 2007 - 1:51 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Pelican

Larry Herweg plays drums in Pelican, the instrumental Chicago-to-Los Angeles quartet who recently released its third full-length City of Echoes. The new collection…
Stereogum | June 20, 2007 - 2:19 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Sam Champion

I caught up with Sam Champion just before they headed down to Bonnaroo. The Brooklyn quartet may initially get your attention for sharing a name…
Brandon Stosuy | June 13, 2007 - 12:36 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: The Hold Steady

It took a bit of persistence tracking down Galen Polivka... not his fault. The Hold Steady bassist is generally easy to spot (as you'll read…
Brandon Stosuy | June 6, 2007 - 1:04 pm

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Quit Your Day Job: Castanets

A couple of weeks ago I ran into Raymond Raposa, a.k.a. Castanets, at Spuyten Duyvil, a beer and wine bar in Brooklyn. Always on the…
Brandon Stosuy | May 30, 2007 - 1:13 pm
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