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Foster's sucks, the muffins are overrated, and face it – koalas are duller than they are cute. But on the list of genuinely good things Australia has given the world, leave space for Total Control, an anarchic young punk band…
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Music, All Shook Down Secrets of the Fillmore Kitchen: The Vines Spit out Their Food, Chefs Are Assholes, and George Thorogood Eats Vegetarian

Secrets of the Fillmore Kitchen: The Vines Spit out Their Food, Chefs Are Assholes, and George Thorogood Eats Vegetarian

All Shook Down has been trying for weeks to find someone who works in a venue kitchen to dish the dirt about band riders and rude customers. We found them to be a remarkably insular bunch (not a Gordon Ramsay…
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Music, All Shook Down Tune-Yards, Citay Among DIY Artists Who Celebrate <em>Our Band Could Be Your Life</em> Anniversary: Listen

Tune-Yards, Citay Among DIY Artists Who Celebrate Our Band Could Be Your Life Anniversary: Listen

Local DIY acts tUnE-yArDs and Citay joined up with other indie acts at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on Sunday to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of indie/punk bible Our Band Could Be Your Life. In order to…
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Music, All Shook Down Saturday Night: Mission of Burma at the Independent

Saturday Night: Mission of Burma at the Independent

It seems like all the original indie rock icons are on a reunion, revival, or new…
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Music, Legendary memories of Mission of Burma

Legendary memories of Mission of Burma

When Boston quartet Mission of Burma broke up in 1983, the band had a modicum of fans, but its legend didn't snowball until the years following its dissolution. Eventually, artists like Moby and R.E.M. would pay homage to the work…
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Music, Reviewed Mission of Burma

Mission of Burma

The Pixies may have been this year's big reunion story, but no recorded reformation held greater risk for the post-punk generation than Mission of Burma's OnOFFOn. By the time Boston's Burma disbanded in 1982, after four meager years together, the…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

After forming in 1979, the band released a scant handful of singles and one full-length, opening in Beantown for everyone from the Dead Kennedys to the Cure and blazing a trail across the United States. The quartet managed to score…
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Music, Resineators

Resineators

On Don't _____ With the Fantasy -- the second full-length offering of what Resineators drummer Anthony Bedard and guitarist David Nudelman call "panic rock" -- the San Francisco duo takes a scant 28 minutes to rip through 10 vignettes about…
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