The Muslims (now known as The Soft Pack) were formed in San Diego by Matt Lamkin and Matty McLoughlin, who were later joined by David Lantzman and Brian Hill. Based in Los Angeles, the quartet released its debut, The Muslims, in 2008.
This issue’s CD concerns itself with something many people can never seem to get or give enough of: advice. We asked participating musicians to choose an item from an advice column or any other source offering some type of counsel, then use it as the basis for a song. Cicero once declared, “Advice is judged by results, not intentions.” Listening to the tracks inspired by these myriad reflections on the human condition, you'll likely consider them how-tos of the highest order.