Articles tagged race, rock, and elvis

Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue

Mystery Glue has a distinctively appealing mix of hard-boiled attitude and upbeat melody.

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The Mix Tapes - “Just Don’t Get It” (audio) (Premiere)

The Mix Tapes' "Just Don't Get It" exists at the intersection between Telecaster twang, Spoon-esque indie rock, and the music of the Beatles.

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Country Fried Rock: Year of October

When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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26 May 2015 // 12:13 PM

Richard Thompson - “All Buttoned Up” (audio)

Richard Thompson's latest album Still releases June 23rd via Fantasy Records and today he drops his latest single from the effort, "All Buttoned Up".

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A Yawn Worth Yelling - “Start Somewhere” (audio) (Premiere)

The latest single by the San Jose, California-based A Yawn Worth Yelling is a summer-drenched pop number about falling in love, no matter the risks.

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Sneakout - “Savior” (audio) (Premiere)

On their latest single, "Savior", Sneakout crank the amp gain up to 11 and sing a song that makes them "want to do bad things".

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C. Gibbs - “Unchaperoned” (audio) (Premiere)

"Prince meets Crazy Horse" on the latest tune by C. Gibbs (Lucinda Black Bear), "Unchaperoned".

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The Yawpers Sign to Bloodshot Records, New Album Out in the Fall

The Denver-based rockers the Yawpers have joined the roster at Bloodshot for their forthcoming studio record.

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Swans - “I’ll Cry for You” (audio) (Premiere)

You can now hear a long-lost Swans tune from the Filth era, that didn't see a proper release at first -- because someone's parents said no.

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White Like Fire - “Crimson” (video) (Premiere)

The Pittsburgh rock outfit White Like Fire gather a "hurricane of artists, dancers, college students, photographers, and film professionals" for their video to "Crimson".

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Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts - “All My Friends Are Dead” (video) (Premiere)

Werewolves, zombies, and Rolling Rock all feature in the demented house party thrown by Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts in their latest music video, "All My Friends Are Dead".

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The Wheel Workers - “Burglar” (audio) (Premiere)

New wave synth stylings meet sharp lyrics in the latest tune by Houston's the Wheel Workers, "Burglar".

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Michelle Obama Biography Embodies Highly Specific Version of the American Dream

Michelle Obama's ideology embraces the legacy of racism versus each child’s ability and responsibility to shape her own future.

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The Vanity - “River” (video) (Premiere)

Up-and-coming Austin outfit the Vanity take to a 150 year old basement for their new black-and-white video for the rollicking tune "River".

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Elbow - “What Time Do You Call This?” (audio)

In a special contribution for the soundtrack to the romantic comedy Man Up, the Manchester group Elbow have recorded the tune "What Time Do You Call This?", which recalls the orchestral grandeur and optimism of their megahit "One Day Like This".

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The Head - “It Ain’t Easy” (audio) (Premiere)

Atlanta trio the Head explore the relationship between Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza and his father in their latest single, "It Ain't Easy".

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Country Fried Rock: Hollis Brown Interview

New York City rock band Hollis Brown have a new album, 3 Shots, that hits the listener with collaborations including Bo Diddley and Nikki Lane.

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The Dirty Aces: From the Basement

Raucous and debauched, From the Basement has the strut and swagger of Stevie Ray Vaughn and the decadently ragged appeal of ‘70s Rolling Stones.

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27 Apr 2015 // 9:30 AM

Nai Harvest: Hairball

Hairball is a confident, exuberant semi-reset from the self-professed “pop scum” outfit Nai Harvest.

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24 Apr 2015 // 9:43 AM

Doug Burr: Pale White Dove

Pale White Dove is one of those albums that demands attention, Doug Burr’s apparent obscurity notwithstanding.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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