by Devin Thomas

Band: Breadwinner

Members: Austin Beede (drums), Curt Crawshaw (guitar/vocals), In
Kim (keys/backing vocals), Nate Kuljian (bass/backing vocals), and
Matt Wood (guitar/keys/vocals)

Albums: Breadwinner, released May 2, 2006

Prior Gigs: Elsie’s, Velvet Jones, James Joyce

Style: Tasteful, blues-tinted classic rock meshed with modern

Influences: The Band, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, the Pixies

The Skinny: Breadwinner formed in S.B. in 2004 and began
writing, performing, and perfecting a fine balance between raw and
produced rock ’n’ roll-rooted sounds. The band’s debut album is a
blues-inspired, melodic rock tribute that has a surprisingly
original flare. Breadwinner is currently working on new material
and evolving their sound with songs that Matt Wood calls “more
explosive and creative” while still “building on the foundation of
rock ’n’ roll that can be heard on our demo.” Breadwinner is also
set to film a live performance that will be aired on their Web
site, This past Tuesday, June 6, they
took part in 107.7 FM’s Battle of the Bands competition at

Next gig: TBA as part of KIST’s 107.7 FM’s Battle of the


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