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TRUE WIDOW: THEY CALL ME ‘SLAM’

June 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

True Widow tumbled out from the heart of Texas with a knack for the reverberatory arts. Their ‘stonegaze’ sound, as some call it, sounds a bit like a cool soothing rockslide. They will play the New Weird America Fest this Saturday at Nomad. Win tickets here! This interview by Matt Dupree.

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THE SOFT PACK: THE SOFT PACK

February 9th, 2010 · No Comments

The appeal of songs such as “C’mon” and “Answer To Yourself” is that they are not sung by cloying children, not emo and sad and sensitive. Fuck that baby shit.

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THE SOFT PACK TO PLAY TEN SHOWS THIS SATURDAY; SET TIMES AND LOCATIONS INSIDE

January 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Download: The Soft Pack “Answer To Yourself” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (from the self-titled LP out Feb. 2 on Kemado) We interviewed the Soft Pack (then the Muslims) the day they moved to L.A. and we have been happy to see all the wild insanity that has developed for them since—the latest [...]

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FARMER DAVE SCHER: REVIVE THE NUTS

September 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Farmer Dave Scher is almost the Chris Darrow of his day, thanks to collaborations with Elvis Costello, Jenny Lewis, Nobody and the Mystic Chords of Memory, dios, Miranda Lee Richards and more. He is currently basking in the happy after-effects of his new solo album Flash Forward To The Good Times. This interview by Thomas McMahon.

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FARMER DAVE SCHER: FLASH FORWARD TO THE GOOD TIMES

August 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Somehow Farmer Dave found time to conjure up a solo album amid his time playing with Jenny Lewis, Interpol and a host of other fine acts. (And is he still selling those delicious Hot Nuts?) The man is in demand, but it’s been too long since he’s shared his own kaleidoscopic musical visions with the world. All Night Radio’s 2004 debut Spirit Stereo Frequency was a seemingly overlooked masterpiece, but the duo of Farmer Dave and Jimi Hey called it quits shortly after the album’s release. Fans of that psych-pop jamboree and the cosmic country-rock of Farmer Dave’s previous band Beachwood Sparks will find plenty in which to indulge in on Flash Forward to the Good Times.

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DUNGEN: IT IS NOT MY PURPOSE TO NEGLECT

November 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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