Off Minor

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Off Minor
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Off Minor performing in Barcelona on June 3, 2008.
Background information
Origin New York City, United States
Genres Post-hardcore, emo, screamo, math rock, hardcore punk
Years active 1999–2008
Labels Level Plane Records
Paramnesia Records
Golden Brown Recordings
Associated acts Saetia, Hot Cross, My Disco, Killie, Ampere, Yo Man, Go!
Members Jamie Behar
Steven Roche
Kevin Roche
Past members Matt Smith

Off Minor are an American punk rock band from New York City. They formed in 1999 with Jamie Behar, Matt Smith, and Steven Roche, all former Saetia members. However, Smith later left and was replaced by Steven's brother Kevin on bass. Since then they have released three albums, and six EPs and splits on several indie labels such as Level Plane Records, Golden Brown Records, and Paramnesia Records, as well as releasing their latest both physically and digitally on a donation system. They have toured all over Europe, Australia, Asia, and the United States. They take their name from a Thelonious Monk song. Steven Roche currently owns and operates Permanent Hearing Damage Recording Studios in Philadelphia. Kevin and Steven Roche currently play in Bore War. Jamie Behar is currently practicing medicine in New York City.




  • Matt Smith – bass



  • Off Minor/I Am The Resurrection Split (2000) [aka Problematic Courtship]
  • Problematic Courtship (2002)
  • Life Detecting Coffins split (2003)
  • St. Alban's Kids split (2005)
  • My Disco split (2005)
  • Killie split (2008)
  • Ampere split (2008)



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