Over the last year, local duo Sic Alps has become massively popular in a small scene of record fiends and lo-fi garage-band freaks. Through record sales and touring, guitarist Mike Donovan and drummer/bassist Matthew Hartman have achieved the ideal of underground success: They don't have real day jobs anymore. And though they don't see a cent of the money from eBay sales, the prolific act's limited releases fetch respectable sums online. An early cassette was recently selling for $33, while its first LP recently hit $75. These rising prices persist even though the LP was reissued on CD last year, and the Alps' rarest single and cassette tunes were collected on... More >>>