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An Interview With Wade Ryff From RACES

To celebrate the release of Year Of The Witch, the debut album from QM favorites RACES, we took the time to ask lead singer, Wade Ryff, a few questions.  Check out the interview below and get a brief glimpse into the creation of this phenomenal record. Be sure to catch the band at their release […]

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QM Presents: RACES Album Release Show – 3/30 @ The Echo

It’s no secret at this point, we’ve got a thing for RACES. This Friday marks a milestone for the LA based band as we celebrate their debut album on Frenchkiss Records, Year Of The Witch.  As if a release party didn’t already sound exciting enough, Quit Mumbling is thrilled to present the show at The […]

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QM Premiere: Races – Behind The Scenes of “Big Broom”

We’ve been keeping close tabs on Races ever since that snarling bass line in “Big Broom” caught our attention.  Since then the group has given us a phenomenal EP (with a personal favorite track “All For You”), a video proving that creepy can be fun, and a taste of their upcoming batch of songs with […]

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RACES – “Lies”



Leave it to LA based RACES to make a song about lies sound so pretty.  Thus is the case in the groups‘ first preview, “Lies” off their forth coming album Year Of The Witch (out 3/27).  Glistening guitars sprinkle a floating synth line amidst scattered tom percussion, in what is sure to set the scene […]

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Video: Races – “Big Broom”

It’s hard to tell if “Big Broom” is good or evil.  Opening with that biting bass line and smeared guitars followed by whimsically haunting vocals, one is quick to say “Big Broom” is up to no good.  However about half-way through comes the angelic group harmonies of the band, and the clouds open up- “Big Broom” is […]

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November 2011 Mixtape

Once November hits, every one enters an end of year stupor. The short work week before Thanksgiving suddenly becomes the longest three days of the year as you allow your mind to shut down and focus on some good time off. This attitude will likely continue until January 1, 2012, so at the very least, […]

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Races – “All For You”


“All For You”, a track off Races‘ phenomenal new Big Broom EP is a song for every nice guy that has ever finished last.  It’s a song that makes the underdog a hero, a song that glorifies every sorry sap who would literally set themselves on fire for a girl who wouldn’t dare return the […]

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September Mixtape

Well, you did it.  You made it through September.  In a way, you made it through the “Monday” of the year.  You’ve recovered from your 3 month break, and now are officially back into the swing of things.  But, hey- at least you had one hell of a batch of tunes to help get you […]

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Races – “Big Broom”

Up-and-coming indie act Races are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the hardest working bands in Los Angeles. Formerly known as Black Jesus, this indie sextet shed their old name and took a hands-on approach to releasing a debut album. Shortly after raising $3,000 on kickstarter.com to pay for a self-release, they were signed […]

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