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February is the cruelest month (2008)

Mostly short instrumental songs influenced by indie rock, jazz, and the Boston, MA and Washington, DC local rock music scenes.

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coffee and flowers

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acme groove service

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John Stephens

BIOGRAPHY

John Stephens is a lawyer who makes money by working in higher education and loses money by making music in his spare time. Previously he wrote, recorded, and toured with the Vehicle Birth as a bass player. The Vehicle Birth was a Boston and DC based band that released their record "Tragedy" on the Crank! label in 1998. That album is still available through any most online MP3mongers.

BAND MEMBERS
John Stephens: Organ, analog synth, guitar, bass, vocals, drum programming, recording, mixing, mastering, etc. My young accident-prone and pro-dessert nephew, Alexander Stephens: lyrics for the song "My nephew's lyrics"

YEARS COMPLETED
2008

GENRES
Instrumental


Completed Albums

February is the cruelest month(2008)

Mostly short instrumental songs influenced by indie rock, jazz, and the Boston, MA and Washington, DC local rock music scenes.


Gated reverb community
Driving the cat
Dunk tank
You can't stop the phaser
The hairy eyeball
Heat greebler
Too much Dr. Mario
Hoser
Ludwig von Kickdrum
My nephew's lyrics