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FIRSTS: The Record Company

May 19, 2017

Chris Vos of The Record Company shares the band's origin story in Firsts.

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FIRSTS: Little Dragon

May 16, 2014

Yukimi and Fredrik of Little Dragon talk about the "special surprise" on their tour rider and their fear of Black Eyed Peas.

FIRSTS: Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos

Mar 4, 2013

The mastermind behind Passion Pit's seemingly unstoppable world domination gives us a glimpse of some of the earliest moments that shaped his career.

FIRSTS: Yellow Ostrich’s Alex Schaaf

Oct 3, 2012

Alex Schaaf of Yellow Ostrich comes clean about his former Dave Matthews Band addiction, but it's clear the road to recovery is a long and bumpy path. We wish you well, Alex.

FIRSTS: Kendrick Lamar

Aug 13, 2012

Kendrick Lamar's impending word domination is put on hold for a few minutes as the rapper chats with us about some of his first musical experiences.

FIRSTS: Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes

Jul 25, 2012

Among the seemingly endless roster of musicians that make up Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes is percussionist Orpheo McCord, who told us about falling in love with Jimi Hendrix, and taking the stage at Disneyland.

FIRSTS: Airick Woodhead of Doldrums

Jul 12, 2012

We speak to Airick Woodhead, the young man behind Doldrums, about his music firsts, and force him to shout out to Aqua.


Jul 6, 2012

The friendly folks behind Cults tell us about their musical firsts, like writing songs about farts and playing Pokemon instead of watching the Goo Goo Dolls. Ah, to be young again...

FIRSTS: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Jun 28, 2012

This week Alec Ounsworth of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah reveals the highly complex thought process behind the band's name.