Be Your Own Pet

Jemina Pearl: Vox
Jonas Stein: Guitar
Nathan Vasquez: Bass
John Eatherley: Drums


Be Your Own Pet CD
Be Your Own Pet
Be Your Own Pet CD
$ 10.00
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Summer Sensation CDEP
Be Your Own Pet
Summer Sensation CDEP
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BYOP Tour Poster
Be Your Own Pet
BYOP Tour Poster
$ 10.00
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June 20, 2008

You can get the Get Damaged EP with the 3 missing songs from Get Awkward here

Make a music video for Black Hole. More info here

Contact Music reviews Get Awkward: “Not one for the faint-hearted, Be Your Own Pet's latest effort is a relentlessly enjoyable ride. Highly recommended.” read more here. 

 Metromix interviews Jemina, read it here.

John talks to about touring, check it here

Jemina chats with Pitchfork, get at it here.  

June 1, 2008

BYOP on NPR. Read it here.

Keep checkin the Nylon summer tour site for video, blog, ect. Go here for more.

May 15, 2008

some video from BYOP on the nylon magazine tour:



see the tour blog here

May 4, 2008

Spin Magazine hangs out at Jonas's house. See it here.

April 9, 2008

Be Your Own Pet karaoke's with Elle Girl magazine, see video here.

Photos from BYOP show at Scala by Jacob Saunders here.

BYOP has a new forum on their site, check it here.

Get Awkward reviews:

New Zealand Herald

Coke Machine Glow

Music OHM

April 2, 2008

more BYOP talk......

Times Online: "Welcome saviours of a genre that has been over done to the extent of near extinction." read more here.

The Breeze

Daily Collegian


March 27, 2008

Catch all the BYOP Webisodes here.

More reviews for Get Awkward:

Lost At Sea

Delusions of Adequacy

Rolling Stone


Los Angles Times


All Music Guide

Tiny Mix Tapes

St. Louis Times-Dispatch

New York Sun

The Review

The Oklahoman

Advance Titan

Interview with BYOP at Future of the Music Industry

Food Fight in London

Food Fight in Dalston photos

March 5, 2008

BYOP Webisodes:

We had NOTHING to do with this... well maybe a little but it was all Nathan's idea. Watch as the Be Your Own Pet kids confront the gig of a lifetime: Playing the roller derby with a band called "Vile Jive."

This debuted on AOL yesterday but bring your high speed connection and you can check it out in fuller more better resolution here.

Episodes 2 and 3 coming soon...

February 28, 2008

Lost at Sea did a feature on Be Your Own Pet. Read it here.

February 27, 2008

Village Voice did a little review of the show at the Mercury Lounge last week...."If debut Be Your Own Pet was about riding bikes, having fuuuuuun, adventuring, vacationing, Get Awkward’s the revenge record." Read it here.

February 21, 2008

Ryan Dombal took some nice shots of Be Your Own Pet's show at the Mercury Lounge last night. Check them out here.

February 20, 2008

More words for Get Awkward:

The Music Room: "keeps everything that was exciting about the self-titled debut and adds even more killer tunes and hooks."

Telluride News: "Youthful energy would be an understated way to describe this assault of short original punk songs...Super fun stuff."

The Wirewool: "...all the songs seeming to have been written for a John Waters teen delinquent movie....Oh, and it rocks. Really hard."

Febuary 8, 2008

Some reviews of "Black Hole" off Get Awkward rolling in....

Blender: "Killing time, killing people, killing a large pepperoni pie — its all the same for these kamikaze delinquents." More here.

Read more at Excite the Feds and Culture Bully.

Be Your Own Pet's myspace has 4 new tracks from Get Awkward posted. Check it out.

January 10, 2008
Rolling Stone did a preview of Be Your Own Pet's upcoming album, Get Awkward. Get excited here.

Pitchfork chatted with Jonas about touring and the new album back in May, check it out here if you missed it.

July 18, 2007
Be Your Own Pet have been in the studio workin' on their upcomin' album. Rolling Stone did a lil' interview to show some of the bizness. Check it it out here.

June 18, 2007
Fan-made tribute to byoP! Acidstar5831 rox!

Sept 16, 2006
Zombie movie fans need to check out THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN cause it seems to rule AND because BYOP's Jemina Pearl clearly kills it as the hero's chick. Amazing.



Food Fight:


The Kelly Affair:


BYOP in the studio:

BE YOUR OWN PET - in the studio

Be Your Own Pet. In the Studio 2.

Be Your Own Pet. In the Studio. part 3.

be YOUR OWN PET. in the studio 4.

Mini Tour Wrap Up:

be YOUR OWN PET - mini tour wrap up

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