Richard Kaufmann, an expressive singer/songwriter, is a section of Philadelphia’s indie rock scene because the ’80s, 1st as an associate of various regional bands and recently, like a single artist. In 1987, Kaufmann founded a punk-influenced alternate rock and roll/indie rock and roll outfit known as the Electric Like Muffin. Nationally, the music group wasn’t well-known, nonetheless it did get a reasonable amount of promotion around Philadelphia and documented three albums. 1987’s Playdoh Meathook and 1990s Second Third Around had been documented for a little, Philly centered label called Purchase Our Information, while 1989’s Rassafranna arrived on Restless. The Electric powered Love Muffin split up in the first ’90s and it wasn’t a long time before Kaufmann produced a fresh Philly band known as the Rolling Hayseeds. Like Kaufmann’s prior band, the Moving Hayseeds had been highly relevant to indie rock and roll. But they had been more nation minded and seduced some interest in the choice country/no Depression globe. The Rolling Hayseeds (instead of the Rolling Rocks) documented two albums for Record Cellar, a little indie label located in the Philly suburb of Bala Cynwyd, PA. In 1996, Record Cellar released the Hayseeds’ debut record, Tangled Up in You. After that, in 1999, Record Cellar released their sophomore record, ROOM Like Home. From then on, the Hayseeds split up; Kaufmann became a full-time single artist, but continuing to record for Record Cellar. In 2001, Kaufmann created his initial single record, Common Senses, with George Manney, a Philly structured manufacturer/engineer who acquired caused the Hayseeds aswell as alterna-rockers Burn off Witch Burn off (a Philly music group that includes previous Dead Milkmen vocalist Rodney Linderman). Record Cellar released Common Senses in March 2002.