Archive for Research Society

Cover Me: Research Society’s Best Of Seven EP (Exclusive MP3 Download Included)

Posted in Cover Me, Exclusives, Features with tags on 09/24/2010 by kurtorzeck

Research Society took an innovative approach to participating in the Bad Penny’s ongoing “Cover Me” series: Rather than let one bandmember do all the talking, co-songwriters Namky (vocals, rhythm guitar, programming) and G Mann (lead guitar, bass, backing vocals, programming) had a lil’ dialogue. Here’s what the indie-rock band – which hails from Los Angeles’ Los Feliz neighborhood – dreamed up for its new Best of Seven EP – along with an exclusive download song from it. Continue reading

Memento: Research Society’s ‘2001’ Obsession, Lego’d

Posted in Features, Mementos with tags on 02/12/2010 by kurtorzeck

While modern indie-rockers Research Society are still green around the ears, having formed only a few years ago, they were born and bred on ’90s music. Founders Namky and G Mann bonded over their love of guitar-based bands like Soundgarden and Blur, and incepted a project that would also incorporate electronic elements, hip-hop and beyond. Continue reading