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The best No Use For a Name post, ever

Well, I haven't went WAY out there for anything for a while, and came across these while looking for Nebula on the "N" shelf......haven't listened to these much for a few years, gonna hafta carpet-bomb...

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Sue Saad & The Next

Man, talk about a forgotten, underappreciated, unknown, drop-dead period piece from those wacky new-wave 1980's, and you just gotta be talkin bout the only album from the legendary Sue Saad and the...

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At the very least, something you've not heard...

Well, this is either a very good iea or a very stupid one......I've had a LOT more of the latter in my day, so we'll see, but for the next two days, I'm really going to go "out there" for some music...

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WOXY Unsigned, Part 2, for those who want OBSCURE

So,I started this yesterday....as of yet it is too early to judge the response as of yet, and by the the time I can.....well, these are going up, if you like them great, if not, something else...

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The best Metric post, ever

Thinking of latter-day WOXY.com got me to thinking of one of their mainstays, Metric......from the great city of Toronto, they were comprised of vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/leader Emily Haines,...

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Some Random Radiohead Rarities Part 1

Radiohead has, of course, a huge fan base, as they should, being one of the most, if not THE most innovative bands of the 1990's-2000's (vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Thom York,...

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Random Radiohead Rarities Part 2

Wrapping up the rare Radiohead stuff with a bunch of live material, spanning the bulk of their career.....not too much to say, they are a great live act as well as the creators of excellent albums....

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The Living Things

The Living Things combined bone-crushing punkish-metal with intellectual lyrics to arrive at the recipe for two of the better hard rock albums of the 00's. Straight outta St. Louis Missouri, the band...

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Rockin' Bones

I like music that other people consider threatening, which is why can tolerate "gangsta rap" (as opposed to lame-ass mainstream hip hop) or Public Enemy, why (of course) I was a huge punk fan.....any...

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The best A Perfect Circle post, ever

Here's a latter-day band that I really love the shit out of......a (sort of) Tool sideproject, I guess,  A Perfect Circle consist of singer Maynard James Keenan (of Tool fame), guitarist/multi...

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The Collins Kids/Wanda Jackson

After the "Rockin Bones" of the other day, a friend was impressed enough to ask for The Collins Kids and Wanda Jackson, happy to oblige as I need a quickie post for today anyway (got a LOT to do, AND...

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Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments

Other than probably Gaunt and New Bomb Turks, I guess Columbus Ohio (45 minutes to the east of me)'s best band....not that it's exactly a musical hotbed, you'd think with a University as large as The...

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The Vaselines

Probably completely unknown today if not for their association with Nirvana (opened for Nirvana, and Nirvana did some covers of their work), today we have the Vaselines, formed in Glasgow Scotland in...

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Centimeters from being the best Astrosoniq post, ever

It would be the best, too , if I  had their hard-to-locate debut, "Son of A.p. Lady" (love to get a share of it, friends? Mark E.?) I think I'd have the whole body of work, no boots or demos or...

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For Psyclist (M.I.A.?) Part #3, hope ya don't have all these either!

Hope all is well with longtime blogger friend Psyclist, he's contributed LOTS of fine stuff to the blog (as well as to my personal collection!).....haven't heard from him for while, don't know if he's...

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The best Dire Straits post, ever

Cloulda filed under "guilty pleasures"(but they really didn't start the "journey to Suckville" until that DAMN DAMN DAMN "Money For Nothing" song (and the REST of that overplayed monstrosity of an...

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The best Detroit Cobras post, ever

The Detroit Cobras crank out some awesome garage-style rock, specializing in semi-obscure cover versions. Thier constantly shifitng lineups make personnel lists redundant, suffice to say they are more...

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A very special GUEST post, and a damn good one too!

Psyclist is one of the best contributors EVER to this blog, contributing a MOUNTAIN of stuff that I know I appreciate, and I know that many of you guys have as well....well, he's moving to a new house...

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The Iron City Houserockers

I recall learning of these dudes from reviews of their first couple of abums in Creem magazine.....sounded like something I'd like and after hunting down the albums, sure enough did like em, quite a...

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The Au Pairs

First heard them on "Urgh....A Music War", which I featured in a post long ago......they were maybe the highlight of the set/movie with their stunning and hilarious rendition of "Come Again" ("....this...

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