September 14, 2012 1 comment
Marijuana Deatshquads was formed in 2009 and consists of Ryan Olson (Gayngs, Poliça), Isaac Gale (P.O.S), Stephon Alexander (P.O.S), Ben Ivascu (Polica), Mark McGee (To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie), and Jeremy Nutzman (Spyder Baybie Raw Dawg). Frequent collaborators include Channy Leaneagh (Poliça), Har Mar Superstar, Drew Christopherson (Poliça), Slapping Purses, and Freddy Votel (Cows).
Past shows have featured a rotating roster of guest musicians, including Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Brian McOmber (Dirty Projectors), Eric Wareheim (Tim & Eric Awesome Show), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), David Yow (The Jesus Lizard), Doug Lussenhop (DJ Douggpound), Bryan Hollon (Boom Bip), and Matt Sweeney (Chavez).
In November 2011 the revolving circle of Minnesota-based musicians released their debut full-length Crazy Master, and their second effort Tamper, Disable, Destroy dropped last week. Stream “We Do This,” “Ladders & Shoots,” and “Aminal” for an appetizer, and grab the full project below once you’ve whet your appetite (marijuana puns):