Arkansas-based garage-rock band Pagiins first came together on a rebound after their various groups fell apart, victims of ego and real-life conflicts. But in the face of respective band splits, percussionist Robert Bishop and singer Leif Hinshaw still wanted to play music, so they gathered a few friends and recorded an EP. "We put it up on Bandcamp and it sort of just picked up from there," Bishop says. Pagiins' first release arrives Oct.

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