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Dave Schramm

While most widely known for his short stint being a guitarist with Yo La Tengo, Dave Schramm has silently developed a potent reputation among his fellow music artists among the most gifted and versatile music artists to emerge from the Hoboken/Manhattan indie rock and roll axis, mixing a folkie’s delicate …

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Through the early ’80s, guitarist/vocalist Chris Stamey and keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist Peter Holsapple led the dB’s, among the leading jangle-pop bands from the American pop underground. Stamey remaining the group in 1983, but Holsapple led the music group until its last recording, 1987’s The Audio of Music. Four years following the dB’s …

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Melding pop, folk-rock, and alt-country sounds with quirky wit and an enthusiastic intelligence, the Schramms were the brainchild of gifted guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Dave Schramm, who debuted the group in 1987. Schramm, who acquired previously used Individual Switchboard and Jon Klages, still left Yo La Tengo in 1986, following …

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