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Game Theory began in 1982 in Sacramento, California. The band, which could be classified as a power pop or jangle pop group with both new wave keyboard touches and loose ties to the Paisley Underground scene, was led by vocalist and guitarist Scott Miller (formerly of the band ALRN (aka. Alternate Learning). With his crystalline, if slightly adenoidal, voice, and apparently bottomless songwriting ability, Miller has often…

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  • In light of the recent reissues: if there's any band missing from Our Band Could Be Your Life, it's this one. So unique and unlike anything I've heard—good stuff. Especially The Big Shot Chronicles; it's one of the most underappreciated albums of the 80s.
  • Omnivore Recordings will be reissuing the entire Game Theory catalog in expanded and remastered editions, starting with 'Blaze of Glory' on September 2. Details can be found here: http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2014/07/15/game-theory-blaze-of-glory-reissue/
  • Two months later and I still can't believe he's gone. Scott Miller wrote a LOT of my all time favorite songs.
  • Scott was a really cool dude. His book was pretty insightful too.
  • Still can't believe that Scott is no longer with us...
  • A scholarship fund has been established for Scott's daughters. Please click here if you would like to donate to it: http://www.gofundme.com/2nz0vk
  • Not only a genius musician, but a fine, fine person: humble/down-to-earth, funny, intelligent, thoughtful and generous. I am missing you, my friend.
  • Also, for those of you who are interested, a good chunk of the Game Theory's discography is now available for free download on the Loud Family website, courtesy of the webmaster.
  • RIP, to a fantastic musician.
  • Scott, meet you on the other side of the river. Rest in Peace.

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