O.B. James 1 p.m., March 7
RIYL: Yo la Tengo, Pavement, Sebadoh, Calico Horse, Low, Slowdive, Radiohead, the Replacements, Big Star, Velvet Underground, Swim Party, the Silver Jews, the Breeders, Writer
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Inception: San Diego, 2007
Influences: Lou Reed, the Pixies, Big Star, Psychocandy, Bob Dylan, Pavement, My Bloody Valentine, the Replacements, the Silver Jews, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Sebadoh, Leonard Cohen, the Kinks, True Stories, Yo La Tengo
Richard Hunter-Rivera, Jordan Heimer, and Jessica Monday of the Moviegoers met in college in NYC. The trio released an album, The Code Is Obvious, eventually relocating to the West Coast and hooking up with Carlos Robles.
Based in North Park as of 2009, the band says they “wrote a song, won a contest, made an EP, and started gigging.” Their 7-inch “Big High School” b/w “Avalanche” was released in early 2011.
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