Live Video: Polaris

Live Video
05/15/2015
Janice Headley
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

There were two generations of Polaris fans at KEXP this day. There were those of us who remember the band from the '90s Nickelodeon TV show The Adventures Of Pete And Pete: the band composed the soundtrack for the now cult-classic series and even appeared on the show's opening credits. And, then there were those who remember the band as '80s college rock faves Miracle Legion: the show's producers commissioned the band for the soundtrack, but when founding member Mr. Ray Neal was unable to participate, the remaining members (Mark Mulcahy, Scott Boutier, and Dave McCaffrey) rebranded as "Polaris." Fifteen years later, the band surely gained yet another generation of fans who caught this joyous KEXP session on the air. Watch their set below, including a performance of the 1992 Miracle Legion track "Out to Play" and a web-only exclusive of the Pete & Pete theme song "Hey Sandy."

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