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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2009

Scientists say the weeks between Thanksgiving and Chrismukkah are the most depressing time of year (or maybe I read that on Friendster) and it's easy…
Scott Lapatine | December 4, 2009 - 1:04 pm

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Thieving Irons – “So Long” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Thieving Irons is the new project from former Pela guitarist Nate Martinez, and "So Long" is his drifty, catchy new track. In the song's video,…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2011 - 4:05 pm

Thieving Irons – “So Long”

Nate Martinez, the former guitarist for Pela, has a new project called Thieving Irons. Though the new band hasn't yet announced any album-release plans, they'll…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2011 - 9:37 am

New Pela Video – “Lost To The Lonesome”

Pela's the sort of band that makes raving fanatics out of their concert audiences, converting crowds with hearty, room-expanding arena rock. And the vid for…
Stereogum | November 20, 2007 - 4:00 pm

Pela Cooks Paella, Plays “Philadelphia” On Dinner With The Band

Can't deny the ubiquitous fusing of the culinary arts and chordal progressions these days. Fresh off of dining with Man Man and learning how to…
Stereogum | June 1, 2007 - 12:02 pm

Pela Lands On Veronica Mars

Having the kids of the CW soap stroll in the sand to your tune for two minutes may not pack the unit-pushing punch of soundtracking…
Stereogum | February 22, 2007 - 1:30 pm

CMJ Wednesday Wrap-Up

Wednesdays offer slim pickings during CMJ week. But Jeff and I caught plenty of memorable gigs on Day One. I'm living it up until Friday,…
Scott Lapatine | September 15, 2005 - 5:02 pm