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Chris Stamey's Homage to the New York Music Scene of the '70s

A Spy In The House of Loud works best on quiet stages, taking singular trips down clearly paved roads with definite endings.

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I Wrote This Song for You: An Interview with Chris Stamey

The Sneakers, the dBs, working closely with Big Star, and with a unique solo career all is own, Chris Stamey has had his hand all over numerous touchstones in rock music. He speaks to PopMatters about his latest album, honoring Leonard Cohen, and how when you invite XTC's Andy Partridge to sing on your album, he just might do something else instead ...

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The dB's: Falling Off the Sky

Falling Off the Sky does not reach the same storied heights as either the 1981 debut Stands for deciBels or 1982's Repercussion, but it is still a solid release and is probably a whole lot better than a reunion album from a band that hadn’t played together in some three decades or so has every right being.


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