Purpose, Plus…: An Interview With Minus The Bear

Right from the get-go, Minus the Bear’s first-person narrative-driven math/prog/indie rock and seemingly random, idiosyncratic song titles (i.e. “Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister,” “Lemurs, Man, Lemurs,” “Spritz!!! Spritz!!!”) made them easy to spot on MySpace-era sharing platforms, even easier to skip to on your iPod shuffle (or, …

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Minus The Bear @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—An adventure to the Starland Ballroom was something I was most certainly excited about, and seeing Minus The Bear made it all the sweeter. As soon as I heard that MTB were playing a show locally with Caspian, I knew right away that I was going. I prepared months …

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Interview with Dave Knudson from Minus The Bear: Finding Diamonds In The Night

Since their formation in 2001, Minus The Bear have consistently been releasing stellar records. The group’s comprised of some extraordinarily talented gentlemen that have branched off the post-hardcore scene of the late ‘90s. Some band members can be noticed due to their older, more underground projects, such as Botch and …

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Minus The Bear: Infinity Overhead

The fifth studio album by Minus The Bear is one that is highly anticipated by fans all across the globe. Infinity Overhead is perfect for any fan looking for either a new style or elements of old ways.

If you’re unfamiliar with MTB, you should know that there are a …

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Minus The Bear @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—Mid-heat wave, the last idea I would have had for cooling off is to go to a concert at Starland Ballroom. Much to my surprise, it was the perfect offbeat solution.

I arrived near the end of Everest’s set, and they were entertaining to say the least. Their showmanship …

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Minus The Bear: Electric Boogaloo

Known for their awesome arrangements and bizarre song names, Minus The Bear has been favorite to many in the indielectronica scene for years. The dueling, funky guitars and electronic drumbeats are the band’s trademark. The intense synth riffs, in songs “The Fix” and “Lotus,” are contagious and always impress crowds …

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Interview with Minus The Bear: Omnivorous

Minus The Bear is a breed of band that exhausts music journalism’s hyphen-crazy classifications. Prog-indie-experimental-math-pop? What does that mean, anyway?

And now, with Omni, their fourth full-length which streets next week, they can tack on R&B and soul to that list. Oh, don’t freak out or anything, Seattle’s …

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Lexappeall: Race Karts, Friday Night Boys and Number 12

Have you ever seen action flicks with the big bad giant Russian bad guys? Now imagine them in race karts at Velocity 17, and picture them purposely crashing into me. Just because a female was beating you, doesn’t mean your 6″ 6′ overcompensating ego can ram into me! I’ve …

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