Imagine being Mike Donovan and Matt Hartman of San Francisco trio Sic Alps. You get home from a long day of work fixing bikes or driving a taxi, and sit down to a cup of tea. You put on a record and browse your e-mails. In your inbox is a joke from your mother, a bunch of spam, a reminder from a friend about a show on Saturday ... and a message from Stephen Malkmus' publicist, asking whether your band would like to open for Pavement's sold-out show in... More >>>