If you were making a mix for our readers, what would be the first three songs you’d select?
“Mrs.” by Zykos from Austin, TX
“Absolute Fiction” by Amateur Love from Eau Claire, WI
“Checkers” by Clair de Lune from Minneapolis, MN

Name any musical influence(s)?
Superchunk, Brendan Benson, Pavement, Guided by Voices, The Replacements, Weezer(first two albums), Dinosaur Jr., Built to Spill, Cursive

What new music are you currently listening to?
Sonic Youth – “Rather Ripped”
Cursive “Happy Hallow”
Band of Horses – “Everything All The Time”
Cat Power – “The Greatest”
TV on The Radio – “Return To Cookie Mountain”
The Decemberists – “The Crane Wife”
Sean Lennon – “Friendly Fire”
Ladyfinger (ne) – “Heavy Hands”
The Photo Atlas – “No, Not Me, Never”
Regina Spektor – “Begin To Hope”
The Shins- “Wincing the Night Away”
The Mountain Goats- “Get Lonely”
Slender Means- “Neon and Ruin”

Name a band (current or defunct) that would be your dream act to open for on a major tour?
Guided by Voices

Who, if anyone, would you like to collaborate with?
To have Tim Kasher from Cursive produce our next album, which we hope to do for our third album.

Tell us something about you that we can’t find on Google.
Each member of Little Brazil has another project….

Lead singer/songwriter/guitarist, Landon Hedges has a solo project called Fine Fine Automobiles that is sometimes just him and sometimes him and random friends.

Bass Player, Danny Maxwell is a hip-hop artist under the name D-MURK

Guitarist, Greg Edds also plays in a folkie Omaha indie rock band called Coyote Bones and is an aspiring film director, among many other things.

Drummer, Oliver Morgan heads a cosmic piano-driven Omaha indie 5 piece with his wife, called Landing on the Moon.


On February 6th, Mt. Fuji Records will proudly release Little Brazil’s new album Tighten the Noose. Here’s a track for your listening pleasure: Little Brazil – Last Night