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Black Lips Create a Killer Country Record, Infused with Lo-fi Garage Rock

Black Lips concoct a lustful mix of cocaine country, psych stomp, and honky-tonk fire and brimstone on Sing in a World That's Falling Apart.

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ACL Music Festival Day 2: 9 October 2010 - Austin, TX

Day two of our three day coverage of the ACL Music Festival, and fatigue still runs high, while Black Lips and LCD Soundsystem shine. M.I.A, unfortunately, is a different story.

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Black Lips: 24 March 2010 - New York

A crowd of white t-shirts, leather jackets and pent-up aggression descended upon the Bowery Ballroom and did their damnedest to keep punk alive.

Jonathan Kosakow
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Atlanta Fire: An Interview with Black Lips

Jared Swilley says his band's only trying to have some fun, but things don't always work out that way.

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The Black Lips

The Black Lips played solidly, chaotically, but sadly, a bit robotically.

Rachel Brodsky
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Black Lips: 200 Million Thousand

This may not be the Great Black Lips Record many were expecting. And its aimless, muddy sound may simultaneously point out both the band's considerable talents and their self-imposed limits.

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Black Lips + Deerhunter + King Khan & the Shrines

While Deerhunter’s pensive drones created interesting cadences, and the Black Lips rocked through their rowdy garage punk, the real attraction was King Khan who was resolutely unchallenged in his supremacy as premier buffoon.

Thomas Hauner
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Siren Festival 2007 feat. the Twilight Sad, Black Lips, We Are Scientists, M.I.A., New York Dolls

Yes, there’s the commute from the city, the oppressive heat, and the feeling of being squashed amongst all the tattoos, (over)exposed flesh, and beer bottles. But it's worth it, right?

Philip Robertson

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