SXSW 2007: The Ponys

Recorded Live on March 15, 2007, Produced by KEXP

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Listen: The Ponys in Studio from SXSW - 03/15/2007

The Ponys

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Set List

  • "Double Vision"
  • "1209 Seminary"
  • "Poser Psychotic"
  • "Kingdom of Hearts"
  • "Hara Kiri"
  • "Small Talk"

When recruiting band members, Jered Gummere turned first to his girlfriend, bassist Melissa Elias, with whom he shares a love of the Misfits, Pavement and Richard Hell. The couple wrote songs and gathered more members to start The Ponys in 2001. It turns out that those shared loves aren't too far from the band's sound: arty post-punk with hooks that recall the Cure in its heyday. The Ponys quickly rose to prominence and toured with the likes of The Fall, The Unicorns and The Fiery Furnaces.

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