q and also a :: The Soft Pack

The next band in our continuing q and also a series is The Soft Pack. The drummer, Brian sent us these answers.

q: What is the last song you (really) heard?

a: Freak Train (mp3) by Kurt Vile was the last song I really listened to intently. Something about that shiny guitar and the slow-train tempo on that snare got my blood all hot and sticky.

q: What is your favorite food?

a: Mexican food from San Diego–it can’t be beat.

q: What is your favorite band to see live?

a: Abe Vigoda or Obits. It’s a toss up because both bands blow me away.

Dead City/Waste Wilderness (mp3) by Abe Vigoda
Two-Headed Coin (mp3) by Obits

q: What is your favorite venue in NYC (if applicable)?

a: The Bowery Ballroom for a few reasons: 1) it sounds great, 2) the people working there are the shit, 3) it feels classy, so I feel classy.

q: OK, President Obama appoints you as the first Secretary of Culture, to whom do you give your first grant?

a: Ariel Pink, Bruce LaBruce (technically a Canadian though), and Brontez Purnell (great essay in BUTT mag).

Listen: Alisa (mp3) by Ariel Pink

q: Anything we should know about your latest project (whatever that might be)?

a: The Soft Pack a new album came out February 2nd, and now we tour for the rest of eternity.

Here are a couple tracks from The Soft Pack’s latest self-titled LP.

C’mon (mp3)
Answer To Yourself (mp3)

Here are a couple tracks from The Soft Pack’s (formerly eponymous) LP, The Muslims.

Call It A Day (mp3)
Extinction (mp3)

Upcoming Shows:
Apr 1 @ The Mercury Lounge w/ NODZZZ, Beaters
Apr 3 @ The Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Male Bonding, NODZZZ, Beaters

The Soft Pack is on Myspace.
The Soft Pack in on Facebook.
The Soft Pack is on Twitter.
Kemado page is here.
1928 Recordings is here.
Insound page is here.
Amazon MP3 page is here.
eMusic page is here.

The Soft Pack by Shay Peretz

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