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A Brief History of Fountains of Wayne

A Brief History of Fountains of Wayne

New York City December 1995 Two old friends, Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood, reunite to start a new band. They made a good freaking team, and were quite the songwriting duo. They first met ten years prior as freshmen at Williams College in Massachusetts and soon after that found themselves starting several bands together. Bands …

A Brief History of Pixies

Amherst, Massachusetts 1983 Songwriter Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV meets guitarist Joey Santiago while living near each other in the dorms at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They began to regularly jam together. A couple years later, both had dropped out of college and moved to Boston with the goal of starting a rock band. …