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Four-fer Thursday feat. New Jams by The Cribs, The Young, K-Holes, and Mr. Dream

Talk about strange pairings. For their upcoming album, In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull (Out May 8th on Wichita Recordings), The Cribs enlisted ...
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Three-fer Thursday: New Jams by Cloud Nothings, and Digital Leather, and Xray Eyeballs

Have you heard Cleveland's Cloud Nothings have a new album out next Tuesday?  It was produced by Steve Albini.  You may have heard of him.  ...
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A Second Fistful of Jams: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Girls and Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter

"Act on Impulse," the first track from We Were Promised Jetpacks' sophomore release, shows the Scottish noise-makers further developing their sound ...
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A Fistful of Jams: State Bird, Male Bonding, Case Studies, and Dum Dum Girls

After a month which included a weekend boozer in Boston and a working weekend at the Pitchfork Music Festival, I've found myself to be perpetually ...
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Threefer Tuesday: New Jams by JEFF the Brotherhood, XRay Eyeballs, and People’s Temple

It's human nature to recognize patterns and organize like objects into larger, related groups.  In music, this behavior leads us (Both critics and ...
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Folksy Friday: A Selection of Folksy Numbers by J Mascis, Papercuts, Kurt Vile and Cave Singers

Dinosaur Jr's J Mascis is rightfully known as one of our generations greatest guitarists -- The man can shred like few others.  Yet, that very ...
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Thursday Rock-About: New Jams by Poison Control Center, Male Bonding, and Woven Bones

Time can heal all wounds.  For example, five years ago had I heard the saxophone solo in the middle of Poison Control Center's "Being Gone," I ...
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Five for Friday feat. Pterodactyl, F*cked Up, The Thermals, and More

Brah Records artist, Pterodactyl straddled a very thin line between nettlesome noise and noise rock on their self titled 2007 release, also known ...
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