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Monday, August 8, 2011

Oakland's Bare Wires Sound Economical, Alluring in "Cheap Perfume"

Posted By on Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 3:29 PM


Oakland garage-rock trio Bare Wires will release a new album, Cheap Perfume, on Oct. 18. If you don't know them by now -- and frankly, if you read this blog, that's unlikely -- you should: They're easily one of the best straight-ahead, stripped-down rock bands in the Bay right now. We like 'em so much we had 'em play at last year's All Shook Down festival (and, coincidentally, they played a show at Thee Parkside during this year's All Shook Down Fest).

To tease the new album, the band has released its title song, "Cheap Perfume." Hit the jump for a lo-fi but high-quality treat.


MP3: Bare Wires -- "Cheap Perfume"

If you like what you hear, check out Bare Wires at the Hemlock Tavern this Sunday, Aug. 14, at 9 p.m.


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