How they became Jeneric

we are jenericMusic site In Your Speakers recently posted an interview with local duo We are Jeneric. It includes the cute story about how Jen and Eric met at UMass-Amherst:

IYS: So let me guess, you guys met via music?

Eric: Good guess, but we actually met thanks to a box of Nerds candy. One day on the elevator, I decided that I wanted to talk to Jen, but I wasn't sure what to say, so I started rooting through my pockets for something to talk about. All I could find was a box of Nerd candy. I only had a few seconds before I had to get off the elevator, so without thinking, I asked "Do you like Nerds?" totally not getting how ironic that might sound. Thankfully, she said yes, and we started making music - lots of music.

The rest of interview covers some of their musical and literary influences, as well as the story of how they got hooked up with Sgt Dunbar.



they are super fantastic. i can't wait for their new album to come out.

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