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The Posies: Frosting on the Beater

uncredited writer, DGC Records, Spring 1993

A DECADE AGO, two puny kids ages 13 and 14 began a band. These were formative music years, of course, but while others might have practiced air guitar solos and rock 'n'roll posturing, Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow were actually teaching themselves notes, keys and harmonies. They spent years noodling around in different styles and bands, culminating in a 1988 homemade cassette they engineered, arranged and played all the instruments on – record in Auer's basement on his Dad's eight-track recorder.

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