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Thao with the Get Down Stay Down Get Sacked

The first thing Thao with the Get Down Stay Down ever saw in San Diego was a pair of dangling balls.

Last November, the band came to town to play a show and, upon entering the city’s limits, were treated to a memorable sight. The pair in question was hanging off the back of a pickup truck—I’m just going to go ahead and assume it was a Ford F150—and the image of the swinging Bumper Nuts™ quickly burned itself into the unsuspecting band’s retinas. San Diego may be known worldwide for its beaches and burritos, but it is our balls that Thao with the Get Down Stay Down will forever remember us for. Continue reading

Owl and Bear’s Top Albums of 2009

Owl and Bear writers’ favorite albums of 2009. Continue reading

Thao with the Get Down Stay Down – “When We Swam” (Video)

Here’s the new video from the just-released Know Better Learn Faster by Thao with the Get Down Stay Down.

SPOILER ALERT: The album is one of this year’s absolute best, and will undoubtedly be making its way to our Best of 2009 list. Check out the video for “When We Swam” and just try to get the strutting melody and exuberant hand claps out of your head.