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We’ve Got A File On You: Thurston Moore

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 24, 2020 - 12:35 pm

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Public Access TV – “Rebounder” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Public Access TV is a New York pop-rock trio fronted by John Eatherly, a former member of the great Nashville teenage punk troublemakers Be Your…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2014 - 12:34 pm

New JEFF The Brotherhood Video – “U Got The Look”

Nashville's Jake and Jamin Orrall, aka JEFF The Brotherhood, formerly of Be Your Own Pet, play a satisfyingly straightforward, minimal style of psychedelic rock 'n'
Brandon Stosuy | November 2, 2009 - 9:47 am

New Jemina Pearl (Feat Iggy Pop) – “I Hate People”

For Iggy Pop's most recent curious career turn, he's doing a poppy duet with his granddaughter (just kidding) ex-Be Your Own Pet vocalist Jemina Pearl.
Brandon Stosuy | July 24, 2009 - 5:53 pm

Mission Of Burma/Fucked Up/Ponytail/Jemina Pearl Kick Off The 2009 Pool Parties @ Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn 7/12/09

After being ousted from McCarren Park when the city decided to spent $50MM to restore The Pool as an actual pool, Jelly NYC found a…
Amrit Singh | July 13, 2009 - 11:43 am

Jemina Pearl Posts Three New Solo Tracks

The ex-Be Your Own Pet vocalist has been busy with Sonic Youth (and vice versa), but she found the time to post three new, poppy…
Brandon Stosuy | June 1, 2009 - 3:46 pm

Jemina Pearl Makes Solo Debut In Brooklyn

Those of you afraid Jemina Pearl's post-Be Your Own Pet "legacy" would be capped by her cover of "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" with the…
Brandon Stosuy | January 19, 2009 - 9:00 am

Thurston Moore And Jemina Pearl Cover The Ramones On Gossip Girl

On this week's Gossip Girl, Jenny Humphrey threw a guerrilla fashion show at a charity event honoring Lilly and Bart Bass. The soundtrack: Thurston Moore…
Scott Lapatine | November 5, 2008 - 12:50 pm

Thurston Moore To Cover The Ramones With Jemina Pearl For Gossip Girl

Kevin Shields wasn't the only one doing interviews at ATP. After his Don't Look Back set, looking back on Psychic Hearts, Thurston Moore sat with…
Amrit Singh | September 24, 2008 - 1:29 pm

Be Your Own Pet Bow Out In London

Before Be Your Own Pet made a video for the banned-in-the-USA tune "Becky," we told you the Tennessee punks were calling it quits after their…
Brandon Stosuy | August 28, 2008 - 9:24 am

New Be Your Own Pet Video – “Becky”

As reported, Be Your Own Pet called it quits and are headed to the UK for their final tour. But don't worry -- they're like…
Brandon Stosuy | August 7, 2008 - 8:56 am

Be Your Own Pet Call It Quits, Plot Final Tour

Sad news for fans of the young TN punkers. This comes via BYOP's MySpace (hat tip to reader John P. for the link): To…
Amrit Singh | August 1, 2008 - 1:51 pm

New Be Your Own Pet Video – “Food Fight!”

Being an American school kid can suck, but at least rock 'n' roll will always understand. The educational system's trappings have inspired great art like…
Amrit Singh | March 27, 2008 - 5:47 pm

Universal Deems Be Your Own Pet’s Best Tracks Too Violent For America

Controversy aplenty this a.m. First, we talked about the Web Sheriff's oddball mission and now we have good ol' fashioned censorship (yeah, this shit happened…
Brandon Stosuy | March 24, 2008 - 10:35 am

New Be Your Own Pet Video – “The Kelly Affair”

"The Kelly Affair" was one of the tunes BYOP started streaming a few weeks ago. Since then, Jemina fought off some boozy, gropey Mercury Lounge
Amrit Singh | March 11, 2008 - 3:30 pm