Who they are: In studio, actually, it's just one guy, a Mr. Mark Linkous of Richmond, Va. I've been to Richmond. My brother lives there. The fact that any even remotely interesting music comes from that dumphole is a miracle unto itself. Seriously, though, the place is a never-ending procession of mini-malls and chain restaurants. It was the capitol of the Confederacy, there's a whole avenue dedicated to monuments of Rebel Civil War generals, and I saw some of the nastiest, white-pawr! style rednecks ever when I was there. I love how my brother and some folks he knows who also moved from more civilized climes (aka above the Mason/Dixon line) refer to the rednecks as "Southerns". Ha!