Band Booking: Pop. 1280

  Posted by Jason Diamond I’d understand if you noticed that Pop. 1280 was named after Jim Thompson’s 1964 novel and maybe expected something more akin to Nick Cave’s early sludgy work, The Scientists, or a band that could score some of the earlier works of Jim Jarmusch.  In all honesty, I was expecting something along those lines when I gave the band’s EP on Sacred Bones, The Grid, a first listen; instead, I was treated to something that sounded like Suicide and Swans […]

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