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Human pyramids, memory palaces and staying true to your inner-self, even when he's an idiot - it’s Extended Play 020 with Stefan from Pup!
Pup are a punk rock group from Toronto who make the kind of intricate, sugar-rush punk rock that could be considered conducive to losing essential bodily fluids.
“People don’t say ‘I’m giving up on my dream’, they’ll make little sacrifices. the next thing you know, you wake up and you’re doing something you don’t want to do”
With a backlog of old projects between them, the group formed in their mid-to-late 20s, expecting little more than a hometown show and a few recording sessions, but found their addictively untapped take on songwriting and show-playing would garner fans all around the globe.
Their recent second album, The Dream Is Over, took a philosophical-but-still-catchily-unhinged look at the struggles of a career musician approaching the end of their 20s (see: If This Tour Doesn’t Kill You, I Will below), somewhat ironically, taking the band to a place of greater renown.
PUP's second album The Dream Is Over is out now on SideOneDummy.