Articles tagged paisley underground

Rain Parade: Emergency Third Rail Power Trip / Explosions in the Glass Palace

Thirty years on, the so-called “Paisley Underground” deserves a critical reassessment documenting their wide reach and influence. Start here.

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The Long Ryders: Final Wild Songs

This timely anthology might just help to finally set the record straight: The Long Ryders made some of the best rock and roll of the early '80s.

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The Dream Syndicate: The Day Before Wine and Roses

The Day Before Wine and Roses is an impressive testament to the band’s intensity as a live unit, even though their debut album hadn't been recorded yet at this point in time, reissued just in time for their recent tour.

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The Three O’Clock: The Hidden World Revealed

This compiles the early years of a band who, 30 years ago, blended the immediate excitement of punk with the blissful immersion of psychedelic pop. The Hidden World Revealed lives up to its title.

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The Flower Machine: Lavender Lane

The Flower Machine is a decidedly retro band and it has set the controls of the time machine back to the jingle-jangle sounds of the psychedelic 1960s.

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The Dream Syndicate’s Sophomore Album Stereo Blues

Is Medicine Show a blueprint for all that was wrong with bands signing to major labels 25 years ago or is it a truly great, overlooked gem of an album? Well, the answer is somewhere in the middle.

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Gremlins and the Housewife in 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'

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"The house itself wants to pull the neurotic woman into its maw and absorb her whole as a literal housewife;

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