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The best kept secret in music

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Discography

"self titled" 4 track EP - independently released, mastered by Howie Weinberg, Masterdisk, NYC

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what sets us apart?
we are an american born, all filipino, post-punk band from the mid-atlantic region. we grew up playing with dc hardcore and punk bands in the mid '90's like fugazi, avail, screching weasel, etc. since then, our bass player graduated from the berklee college of music in boston, ma., and we all relocated to los angeles. we have a mid-atlantic sound in a sea of bullshit that is the la music scene.

influences?
phil spector
sonic youth - goo
james ingram
the beach boys - pet sounds
metallica - ride the lightning
jefff buckley - grace
michael jackson - thriller
outcast - southernplayalisticcadillacfunkymusic
marvin gaye
pantera - vulger display of power
public enemy - fear of a black planet
horace silver - song for my father
the beatles
charles mingus - let the children hear music
iron maiden
jane's adddiction - three days
john coltrane - giant steps
nirvana - bleach/in utero
al green
my bloody valentine - loveless
previously mentioned dc hardcore/punk bands of the mid '90's

describe the band?
JAMES SAJOR:
- voted #12 in "Hottest Boys of Hardcore" poll in HeartAttack hardcore fanzine
- recent graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA
- founding member of Anasarca, credited for "killing hardcore" and "inventing screamo"
- toured the United States and Canada
- scored several indie movies (Twin Arrows, Paranoia, Bus Stop, by Gerry Escalante)
- playing music since age 5 (piano, saxophone, bass)
MIKEY DE LARA:
- singer/songwriter from the Baltimore Bohemian art scene
- founded and performed with Sir Pulp, Joe's Myth, Mikey and the Pants, House of Beef, and TwoForJunior in the Mid-Atlantic
- scored several Los Angeles theatrical performances (The '80's Are Enough, by Marita; The Sunshine State, by Steven Sobel)
- session player on various commercials and television spots
- playing music since age 6 (piano, drums, voice, gutiar)
RYAN CAMU:
- spent several years in South Africa where he gained noteriety as the drummer for Brake Bomb, an alternative metal band, once opening for Aaron Kristo, and Gay-Bot
- once opened for Messiah Complex, Stranger than Fiction, The Unknown, and Mustard Seed Magic
- awarded a third place trophy for the Hollywood Guitar Center's "Drum-Off!" in 1999
- "hired gun" for various Los Angeles and Orange County rock bands
- playing music since age 10 (drums, accordian, guitar, banjo)