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The Safes - 'Tasty Waves' (album stream) (premiere)

Tasty Waves reveals the most infectious corners of The Safes' muscular pop.

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Counterbalance: Graham Parker - Squeezing Out Sparks

Passion is no ordinary word—ain't manufactured or just another sound that you hear at night. Passion is also all over the 746th most acclaimed album of all time. A 1979 masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.

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Cosmic Psychos: Down on the Farm / Cosmic Psychos & Go the Hack!

Recently re-released by Goner Records, Down on the Farm/Cosmic Psychos documents the early "efforts" of off-putting Australian punks, while Go the Hack! captures the lads becoming rock stars.

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Julien Temple Celebrates a Uniquely English Band with 'Oil City'

The original lineup only recorded four albums, but within a few short years in the '70s the band helped shape the future of popular music. Its name was Dr. Feelgood.

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The Enemy: Streets in the Sky

If this is "the music of the people," count me out.

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The Barlights: You Cannot Choose the Roads that Take You Home

Hey kids, have you ever wondered what early U2 would have sounded like if they hailed from England and not Ireland? Now’s your chance to find out!

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The Fabulous Poodles: Mirror Stars / Think Pink

A pair of two-fers give two late '70s bands another shot at glory.


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