For their new second album, Baltimore postpunk trio Quattracenta teamed up with producer J. Robbins (Jawbox) and the Brokers Tip label, owned by Bob Nastanovich (Pavement, Silver Jews). Those familiar names aren’t the band’s only nods to the 90s—their sound draws on Slint and occasionally the Jesus Lizard—but II doesn’t feel pinned to any one […]
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DISMEMBERMENT PLAN This postpunk band from Washington, D.C., has snatched a creative victory from the jaws of commercial defeat. After two full-length CDs on DeSoto Records, the independent label run by ex-Jawbox bassist Kim Coletta, the Dismemberment Plan signed with Interscope, the home of No Doubt, Primus, Smash Mouth, Limp Bizkit, and Nine Inch Nails. […]