Damian Joseph Kulash Jr. (born October 7, 1975) is the lead singer and guitarist for Chicago-based rock band OK Go.
Born in Washington D.C., Kulash graduated from St. Albans School in 1994, and later Brown University in 1998 with a concentration in Art-Semiotics.
While in college at Brown, Kulash played in at least three bands - A La Playa, Calixto Chinchile, and Square. He released three CDs his senior year: an album of experimental Elvis covers (for his senior project), an eponymously-titled 5 song EP from his electronic pop band Square (tastefully packaged between two metal disks held together by a large bolt), and Appendices, a collection of more than a dozen miscellaneous recordings from his time in college, including solo songs, collaborations with friends, class projects, studio experiments, and recordings from previous bands.
Included on the Appendices record are the original recordings of "Bye Bye Baby," which was later re-recorded for OK Go's debut record, and 4 songs from a never-finished EP for his Pixies-meets-Shudder to Think punk band A La Playa, which was a very popular band during its short existence (and which played several shows with early incarnations of art