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Screaming Females inevitably get compared to Sleater-Kinney. Both are power trios, both play loud, simple indie rock, and both are led by women who absolutely wail.
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Given three remixes here, "The Cliff" began as an instrumental track on Pelican's 2013 post-metal must-have, Forever Becoming.
Mar 25, 2015 Web Exclusive
Kendrick Lamar is not reluctant when it comes to being the voice of a generation. He may sound conflicted about his actions on record—insecure, remorseful, angry, pensive, probing—but he doesn't shirk the responsibility that comes with the power he has over his listeners.
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More than just a cheeky reference to Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. album, Badly Drawn Boy’s Born in the U.K. is Damon Gough’s assessment of current world affairs as filtered through the eyes of a quintessentially British songwriter.
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Writer Swifty Lang has a unique knack for splicing current global issues with classic horror fare. In Plunder, Lang revisits his specialty, this time melding Somali pirates with aliens on the high seas.
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Kim Gordon’s memoir, Girl In A Band, begins with the end of Sonic Youth, and right out of the gate, Gordon is giving fans and readers exactly what they came for.