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Mindless Self Indulgence's Jimmy Urine: "We're Not Gonna Break Up Unless Somebody Dies."

If ever there were a band to completely play by its own rules, it is Mindless Self Indulgence. Their DIY mentality has allowed them to develop a following and a musical style that singer Jimmy Urine describes as a, "really cool, crazy art project."

The electro punk quartet-- featuring vocalist Urine, guitarist Steve, Righ?, drummer Kitty, and bassist Lyn-Z-- is the bi-product of New York City in the late 90's and a collective appreciation for art, belligerence, masturbation, in-your-face flare, and "a huge geek thread that goes through the whole thing," as Urine would put it.

The front man, Urine, himself is one of the most eccentric and animated characters I've had the pleasure of speaking to. Listening to him talk, it is apparent that he is equipped with a sharp mind, which runs faster than he is sometimes able to get the words out.

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When Caleb isn't writing about music for New Times, he turns to cheesy horror movies and Jim Beam to pass the time.
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