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The Overdub Tampering Committee

How a group of Boston musicians exacted their weird price from the world of online music sharing — without actually doing a thing
Armed with an idea, a hastily written manifesto, a press release, and some software to disguise my computer's IP address, I was able to raise the question, "How do you know that what you're illegally downloading is the actual music it claims to be?" This is a story about how my pop-music infatuation led me to fabricating a web of lies I called the Overdub Tampering Committee.
By: RYAN WALSH  |  February 15, 2012


Saving The Past For Last

Robert Pollard’s Boston Spaceships at the Paradise, September 30, 2008
It’s refreshing that Pollard isn’t trying to rewrite the two-minute power pop of GbV’s heyday, and his relentless (and hyperprolific) pursuits are admirable.  
By: RYAN WALSH  |  October 08, 2008


Shop talk

Ryan Walsh interviews Will Sheff about Okkervil River
Will Sheff is a songwriter’s songwriter.
By: RYAN WALSH  |  September 18, 2007
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