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A Jam Packed Friday with Ty Segall, Nude Beach, Sloan, Lower Plenty, and The Afghan Whigs

Ty the Ripper is back. After a quiet end to 2013 with the downcast, and appropriately named solo album, Sleeper, garage-rock guitar hero, Ty Segall has returned to doing what he does best -- Ripping, shredding, going apeshit on guitar, giving zero fucks about being able to hear past the age of 40, sounding like Kurt Cobain stuck in San Francisco circa 1973, etc, exclamation point.
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A Jam Packed Thursday with Sloan, The New Pornographers, Elephant Stone and Shabazz Palaces

  During Sloan's 20+ years in the business, the band have always taken a democratic approach to their guitar pop. Each album contains a ...
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Watch Me: “Sad Lover” by Mark Lanegan Band

  Just the other day I was listening to some Mark Lanegan, ok, just about every day I listen to some Mark Lanegan, but on this day I ...
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A Jam Packed Wednesday with Southern Comfort, Fucked Up, Godflesh, White Lung, and Parquet Courts

As one half of Ruined Fortune, Angie Garrick has already released one of the year's best punky, sludgy noise rock albums. Here, with Southern ...
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Watch Me: “Vanilla” by Boris

Japanese rock monsters, Boris, are done fucking around, okay. I could go through their discography from the past five years piece by piece ...
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Top Jam: “Fuckers” by Savages

From their outsanding debut album and their scorching live show, I knew the UK post-punk band, Savages, had loads of determination and I knew ...
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Top Jam: “She’s On It/Jack the Ripper” by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

This track has no business being so good. And, it's so fucking good. "She's On It/Jack The Ripper" is a Record Store Day release by a band, the ...
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Watch Me: “Drown With the Monster” by White Lung

Someone made good use of their advance, and we're not talking about picking up touring essentials like a new van, clean socks, and a case of ...
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A Jam Packed Tuesday with Cloud Nothings, The Horrors, EMA, Jessica Lea Mayfield and Kevin Drew

The leaner, meaner Cloud Nothings continue to get both leaner and meaner on "Psychic Trauma," the second preview track from their forthcoming ...
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Watch Me: “Ambulance City” by Pink Mountaintops

Moving to LA has had quite the effect on Steven McBean (Black Mountain, Pink Mountaintops, Obliterations, etc.). With Black Mountain, he earned ...
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