To the extent that anyone in Minneapolis would recognize lanky, 19-year-old Howler frontman Jordan Gatesmith, it would be as the lead guitarist for precocious indie-poppers Total Babe, which up till a few short weeks ago had been his main project. Gatesmith began Howler just last year to combat boredom, and initially the band seemed like nothing more than one of his typical short-lived diversions between Total Babe commitments. "I was starting bands what seemed like every other week," he says. "We had a metal band for a while. We had one called Gay Animals, another called A-Cups, but none of them really... More >>>