Sasha Frere-Jones grew up in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. His play, We Three Kings, was recognized by the Young Playwrights Festival in 1983 and performed at The Public Theater. He completed a short film called The Take in 1986. His first band, Dolores, completed two albums in the Eighties, and he is a member of Ui, whose work is available through The Numero Group. Frere-Jones plays with Body Meπa, who record for Hausu Mountain, as well as Calvinist and Fellas. He has written about music and books since 1994, and lives in the East Village with his wife, Heidi DeRuiter.