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November 29, 2004 10:08 AM   Subscribe

Octoroon Jihad the greatest band you never heard greatest band you will never hear. This web site has interviews, a discography, a tour schedule and of course the band's manifesto and bios. If there were some music files on this site, I'd almost believe it.
posted by marxchivist (7 comments total)
Hilarious. You know, I actually played at one of those concert venues: the Student Center in Ft. Collins.
posted by kozad at 10:35 AM on November 29, 2004

To our fans, we are truth tellers.
To the recording industry at large, we are a bunch of hacks.
To the women's volleyball team at Western Michigan University, we are gods.
But to me, we are chemists.

posted by poopy at 10:54 AM on November 29, 2004

What is the square root of beatdown?
posted by Miss Bitchy Pants at 10:58 AM on November 29, 2004

Octoroon... isn't that the Color of Magic, according to Terry Pratchet??

No, wait... octoroon is "A person whose ancestry is one-eighth Black."
posted by Doohickie at 11:29 AM on November 29, 2004

Suffice it to say that they all look like people that would be reading this right now.
posted by mic stand at 12:15 PM on November 29, 2004

More info here.
posted by dd42 at 12:35 PM on November 29, 2004

My personal vote for the best band you never heard of is The Jim Weider Band. Jim played lead guitar in "The Band" for 15 years and now tours the East with his own band, playing in small venues with limited covers.

I have heard them four times and each time they got the entire house rocking. Usually they play for no cover or for a very small cover.

They play their own tunes and do covers of The Stones, The Band, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan and others.
posted by notmtwain at 2:58 PM on November 29, 2004

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