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LAist Band Interview: Army Navy

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Although they've been playing the LA music scene for nearly two years and released an eponymous EP, Army Navy are probably most recognized for being featured on Fox's hit show, the OC. They also have a strong fan base in Seattle, thanks to KEXP. With influences ranging from British pop to Pacific Northwest post-grunge, Army Navy strikes that enviable balance of being both instantly familiar and unique. This particular editor thinks (or at least hopes) the band is on the verge of breaking... so check them out locally while you can. You'll have bragging rights later.

Army Navy are: Justin Kennedy (vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Gaffin (bass), Louie Schultz (keyboards, lead guitar and backup vocals) and Josh Zetumer (drums).

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Continue reading to find out what the band does when they aren't performing, to hear their pet peeves surrounding the LA music scene and why they love Barry Gibb. Scroll to the end of the article to listen to a free MP3, "Snakes of Hawaii," courtesy of the band.