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User profile: David Kleiler


After a Boston childhood of playing bad new wave/art rock, Origin of Species, and good hardcore/art rock, Sorry, I joined musical idol Mission of Burma drummer Peter Prescott, and toured/recorded as the guitarist for The Volcano Suns along with Bob Weston, recording several albums, most notably Career in Rock produced by Steve Albini.

Years later, living in Los Angeles and ill-advisedly NOT playing music, I found old Boston pal (former Sebadoh drummer) Bob Fay who encouraged me to play again. We joined forces first with genius poet Curtis Bonney then with former Mighty Lemon Drops guitarist on bass and played gigs as Straight to Video.

Cut to the fall of