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Top Jam: “Electric” by The Men

When attempting to describe the Brooklyn band, The Men, in non rock-crit talk (as in after a few drinks and someone asks, “What have you been listening to?”), the description ends up something like, “Like all of your favorite indie rock bands from a long time ago — Husker Du, The Replacements, Sonic Youth, but [...]

David Bowie Returns with Somber “Where Are We Now?” Video

David Bowie is acting his age. He’s no longer an androgynous glam rock star or a space man. Those days are long gone. He’s not even attempting to reprise his role from the late ’90s as elder statesman of electronic rock. Instead, on this, his 66th birthday, Bowie presents himself as an older and wiser [...]

Play Me: “This Time I Got a Reason” by Fuzz (Ty Segall and Charlie Moothart)

Internet culture is a failure. While everyone was busy making lists and photo galleries and then clicking on everyone else’s lists and photo galleries, a small Chicago punk label called Trouble in Mind records released a 7″ by this new band called Fuzz shortly before the Christmas holiday. Being a small punk label, they cheekily [...]

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