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Who Are…Popstrangers

By Annie Zaleski, Contributor

Formed in 2009, Popstrangers started off as a low-profile local Auckland band fueled by a dislike for their day jobs and a passion for playing music. Very quickly, however, the noisy psych-pop trio found its footing: A nationwide band competition landed them a coveted slot at Auckland's 2010 Big Day Out fest, and they released two EPs by the end of 2010. Still, this forward momentum wasn't without its setbacks. A record deal with legendary… more »