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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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Big Search – “Can’t Understand The News” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Life Dollars are accrued by attending matinees and barbecues, taking stoned naps, water sports, romantic escape and all the other things you think you haven't…
Zac Gelfand | May 26, 2016 - 9:58 am

New Foreign Born Video – “Early Warnings”

In "Winter Games," L.A.'s multi-tasking Fool's Gold-associated Foreign Born gave us a colorfully hazy, slow dissolving dance off (and on). This time out, for fellow…
Brandon Stosuy | December 7, 2009 - 2:37 pm

Grizzly Bear Bring “Two Weeks” To Conan, Announce Deluxe Veckatimst

The last time Grizzly Bear visited Conan, the Tonight Show host was still doing his show out of NYC and the band was just starting…
Amrit Singh | October 13, 2009 - 9:21 am

Micachu Remixes Fool’s Gold (Stereogum Premiere)

Genre-hopping experimental it-kids Micachu & The Shapes offer a slightly different shape to the Los Angeles Afro (and kraut and '80s dance) rock enthusiasts Fool's…
Brandon Stosuy | August 3, 2009 - 9:12 am

New Foreign Born Video – “Winter Games”

Last week we heard from Fool's Gold, an LA band occasionally comprising members of Foreign Born and with similar (if not deeper) interests in exploring…
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2009 - 5:33 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XCIII: Hear New Foreign Born, Win Pixies’ Minotaur Box Set

Los Angeles quartet Foreign Born release sophomore LP Person To Person 6/23 via Secretly Canadian. The shuffling "Wander Aimlessly" doesn't appear on it, but it…
Brandon Stosuy | June 17, 2009 - 10:28 am

Foreign Born – “Wander Aimlessly”

Los Angeles quartet Foreign Born release sophomore LP Person To Person 6/23 via Secretly Canadian. The shuffling "Wander Aimlessly" doesn't appear on it, but debuts…
Brandon Stosuy | June 16, 2009 - 10:43 am

New Foreign Born – “Vacationing People”

These days the new cool is getting artist blogs to blog about other artists. Extra cool hunting points are awarded if you go Kanye-style and…
Amrit Singh | March 6, 2009 - 1:25 pm

Cat Power/Fool’s Gold @ Avalon, Los Angeles 2/10/09

Continuing a run of shows that's hit venues both intimate (Music Hall Of Williamsburg) and iconic (the Apollo Theater), Chan settled into Los Angeles's Avalon…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2009 - 9:44 am

New Foreign Born Live Video – “Union Hall” (And Tour With St. Vincent)

When you put a choir behind a band, good things can definitely happen. We dig L.A. group Foreign Born's "Union Hall," but seeing them do…
Brandon Stosuy | January 31, 2008 - 4:56 pm