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The Rockometer: Total Freedom by Spacin’

Let's talk about this Spacin' album, Total Freedom, 'cause to be honest, Total Freedom, and the previous Spacin' album, Deep Thuds, are pretty much the only things I've been listening to the past two weeks. Total Freedom shreds. It choogles. It's the work of jam masters. It's a jam monster.
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Should You Buy the New Blues Explosion Album? Take the Quiz

'90s alt-rock innovators, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, have a new album out. Should you buy it? Take the quiz and find out.
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Top Jam: “Grease” by Obnox

  What Lamont "Bim" Thomas does as Obnox is not unique. Rather, Obnox shouldn't be unique. Instead of approaching popular music's ...
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The Rockometer: Has God Seen My Shadow by Mark Lanegan

        Mark Lanegan Has God Seen My Shadow Light in the Attic Has God Seen My Shadow, the 3XLP Mark ...
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Moving Pictures: “Generations” by Shivering Timbers

Simply put, "Generations" by Shivering Timbers is one fine sounding jam.  Even in the video embedded above, one can discern clean snare ...
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Moving Pictures: “Thunder on the Mountain” by Wanda Jackson

Wanda Jackson isn't the first icon of American roots music to get the Jack White treatment.  That was Lorretta Lynn, of course, whose White-...
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The Rockometer: Brothers by The Black Keys

The Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch Dan Auerbach and Pat Carney of The Black Keys sure kept themselves busy during the time between their latest ...
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“It’s Hard to be Humble (When You’re From Alabama)” and “The Mermaid Parade” by Phosphorescent

There's nothing wrong with Country/Western music as a genre.  It's in my roots.  It's in the roots of a lot of what passes for Indie rock these ...
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