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Pissed Jeans Pissed Jeans Hope for Men (Sub Pop) June 20, 2007

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It wasn't until Chromatics ringleader Adam Miller split with the band's other founding members that he began mastering a different form of popular music. He kept the name for himself, and eventually ditched the unapologetic basement no-wave of the band's…
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Music, Reviewed Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans produces an uncomfortable amalgamation of dark sludge-punk and metal-riff repetition. Their sound is comparable to a more atonal Jesus Lizard, or maybe a less-dynamic, slowed-down Melvins. Add the repetitive aspects of early industrial rock and you're halfway to…
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Music, Hear This Spoon-feeding the buzz: indie's underdogs coming out on top

Spoon-feeding the buzz: indie's underdogs coming out on top

Though Austin's Spoon has been cranking out brainy indie rock since 1994, it wasn't until recently that it became coveted by a broader segment of the population. Just a few years back the group was dropped from its label. Now…
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Music, Hear This The anything-but-subtle songwriting drama of Mr. Patrick Wolf

The anything-but-subtle songwriting drama of Mr. Patrick Wolf

Singer Sam Prekop's breathy vocals have anchored the Sea and Cake 's indie rock/jazz fusion over the course of the group's 14-year career. He and guitar player Archer Prewitt craft a breezy version of adult contemporary on their latest disc,…
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Music, Talkin’ Trash

Talkin’ Trash

Sources increasingly credit Paper Rad — a name loosely associated with art output ranging from DVDs to cottage-sized gallery installations (including one currently on display at Yerba Buena Center), to a Super Mario Brothers movie made from a hacked Nintendo…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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