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In the time it takes to watch an episode of Two and a Half Men sans commercial interruptions, you can head-bang through the recorded Mannequin Pussy oeuvre twice. But guitarist/singer Marisita Dabeast and drummer Athanasios Paul, both 24, come on like an acid-rain hurricane, packing their EPs meatsl ... More >>
Everything in Between cements the L.A. semi-punks' graduation to Their Own Sound
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Naming themselves after an MC5 song was no simple posturing: Sister Anne are "soul-punk" fire-spitters, and pretty much Brooklyn's best approximation of Detroit. On the handful of songs the band has ... More >>
Bekah CopeJamin and Jake With their savage follicles and beer-soaked, bruised take on punk, Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood seem like the type of boys that would steal both your whiskey and your sister's virtue, and still earn a standing invitation to play your basement. But this might be an unfai ... More >>
Nashville racketeers are related, but not that relatable
Ryan Russell"WE SOLD OUT WEMBLEY ARENA IN ONE DAY!!! WHAAATTT?!?!!" In this week's Village Voice, Ryan Dombal watches Paramore, led by emo femme fatale Hayley Williams, bust up the Lonely Tears Boys Club. Zach Baron thumbs through chapter and verse trying to understand the Mountain Goats' The Life ... More >>
Brat-punk lioness matures, duets with Iggy Pop
Be Your Own Pet rocks "Oh right, we broke up." Jemina Pearl's 21st birthday was supposed to be awesome. In June, she was fronting Be Your Own Pet—the best band in the world until a few weeks ago—and shooting the video for their most celebrated tune yet, "Becky," a departure that ain't no "Maps ... More >>
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