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Mountain Shoutin'

The Stacks

One of many bands to bear the appellation, the Stacks have been going off and on since Antoinette K-Doe offered us a New Year's Eve gig at the Mother-In-Law Lounge. There have been I think fifteen different people in the band and I'm the only constant.

The Stacks' Website

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Fred Friend

A looooonnnnng time ago I wanted to learn some basic Flash concepts, so I invented a lonely boy with a terrible need for companionship and oxygen.

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Jimmy and The Wolfpack

All-Night Movers

My two-piece band with Slade Nash, a human drum machine who could drive and mix drinks. Everything you could want in a drummer. The band didn't last long but we played a ton of shows in, I think, nine different states.

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A Guide To Austin Pavement Markings

Dirty Knives

The Dirty Knives was mainly me, Sara Essex, Trey Ledford from LaBrea Stompers, and Dan Haugh from godHeadSilo. We were truly sloppy, and our one tour coincided really closely with the 9/11 attacks on New York City. The music was rather ponderous and, I don't know, mis-matched? Confused in its aims? But it seemed fun and good at the time.

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I helped make a commercial with Mr. Sulu

My parents had a friend who worked in advertising, making local commercials for car dealerships and that sort of thing. One day he called my mom and asked "Your sons are big Star Trek fans, right?" This was known to be true.

Well, he wondered, the city bus company was making a commercial starring Mr. Sulu from Star Trek, and would we like to come down to the studio and watch and maybe help out?

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The Hi-Balls

The first band I played guitar in. The second band I made a vinyl record in. When we started, our M.O. was to write, record, and mix and album of songs in a day, and do it about once a year. We really didn't stray too far from that method of working.

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