Be Your Own Pet

Punk Siren Jemina Pearl Unplugs for SPIN!

She's Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore's protégé (they did a Ramones cover together for Gossip Girl); she collaborated with Iggy Pop on her SPIN-praised solo…
William Goodman / November 28, 2009

Jemina Pearl, ‘Break It Up’ (Ecstatic Peace/Universal)

On her sweetly sassy solo debut, former Be Your Own Pet frontwoman Jemina Pearl makes the big pop move BYOP always seemed suspicious of, singing…
Mikael Wood / October 6, 2009

Grizzly Bear, Girl Talk Headline Brooklyn’s Pool Parties

It's only fitting that a concert series based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn -- hipsterdom's Plymouth Rock -- has assembled a lineup stocked with indie faves galore.
Peter Gaston / July 2, 2009’s Best of the Week: January 19-25

This week the music world caught a powerful case of Obamamania. Arcade Fire rocked a party for the President's staff, Daft Punk and Will.i.Am tipped…
SPIN Staff / January 24, 2009

Be Your Own Pet’s Jemina Pearl Goes Solo in NYC

"Back from the dead, motherfuckers!" declared Jemina Pearl, former frontwoman of Nashville, TN, punk band Be Your Own Pet, who premiered seven songs during her…
Abigail Everdell / January 20, 2009

Be Your Own Pet Get Hot, Heavy in NYC

As the Fillmore East quickly filled to capacity last night (May 28), adoring fans, fashionistas, and hipsters alike joined forces in one huge sweaty pit…
Sean Yeaton / May 29, 2008