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2005 Stories by Eric Davidson

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  • Butt Brew

    published December 27, 2005

    With the Goner label slapped on b&w loaf-eye artwork, one might expect the usual trashy garage roustabouts here, and there's that. After all, the... More >>

  • Slay Ride

    published December 27, 2005

    I'm not sure what the boomer-something crowd was expecting from this "Christmas show." But by their befuddled looks, it's a bet they didn't plan... More >>

  • Melting the Ice

    published June 14, 2005

    It seemed like the Raveonettes were finished with surprises. On each successive CD, they've subtracted more and more of the noisy bits of futurama... More >>

  • Summer Babe

    published June 7, 2005

    Considering that Stephen Malkmus's former band was once the background to a thousand college DJs' late-night, dank-bar discussions about the... More >>

  • Shinning and Stroking in Sweaters as if Seattle Were London

    published April 19, 2005

    When a guitar pop band gets tagged "timeless," it usually means no sense of humor. Crystal Skulls' debut, Blocked Numbers, has humor, if of... More >>

  • Hi-Yo Silver

    published April 12, 2005

    The Ponys came charging out of Chicago last year with a whip-smart debut that made a splash in the still-'80s-obsessed indie waters—but only... More >>

  • Cut the Clap

    published January 18, 2005

    We all dig a big hands-clapping-above-heads rock show. But the collective will to get up the gumption for such is increasingly on the wane. It may... More >>

  • Garbage Rockers' Machines Climb to the Top of the Landfill

    published January 11, 2005

    It's become apparent that the future-shock boots-shaking all those umpteen "neo-new wave" bands have been squawking about (man into machine, earth... More >>

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