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Play Me: “Nail Polish” by BAMBARA

BAMBARA’s approach to punk rock is like an everything bagel — Keep throwing more and more stuff into the recipe and see what sticks once its cooked. The noise on a track like “Nail Polish” is relentless. There’s the unhinged guitar screech and industrial clatter of A Place to Bury Strangers and the mad professor [...]

Play Me: “It’s In You It’s In Me” by Sloan

The last time the long-running, Canadian power pop act, Sloan, came through Cleveland, they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1992 album, Twice Removed with a two set show which included the album from front-to-back and a second set of their greatest hits. Inspired by how well the anniversary tour was going, they mentioned [...]

Top Jam: “I’ll Be Gone” by Oblivians

Rolling Stone says its been over 15 years. Pitchfork says 16. Pitchfork likes to be exact. Either way, it’s been a long fuckin’ time since the Oblivians released their last studio album, Play 9 Songs with Mr Quintron, a rough-edged set of punked up southern soul, gospel, and rhythm and blues music which should be [...]

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