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Condo Fucks

An alter ego of indie rock veterans Yo La Tengo, the Condo Fucks allegedly hailed from New London, CT, and featured drummer Georgia Condo (aka Georgia Hubley), guitarist Kid Condo (aka Ira Kaplan), and bassist James McNew. In 2008, the music group played among the last displays at Brooklyn’s Magnetic …

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Mungo Jerry

Mungo Jerry are among rock’s great one-hit successes. Beyond Britain, they’re known for specifically one tune, but that tune, “During the warm months,” is certainly a seasonal anthem known by listeners who weren’t also born when it had been released. Mungo Jerry was a good blues outfit aswell — actually, …

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The Smithereens

Dressed in set, brandishing heavy guitars, and exhibiting an unabashed fetish for British Invasion pop, the Smithereens had been an anomaly in the American college rock and roll scene from the past due ’80s. Lead vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Pat DiNizio stood out not merely with his unusual beatnik goatee, but also because …

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Mike Wilhelm

Wilhelm was a significant person in two SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay Area groupings, in two different years. In the 1960s, he was a guitarist and songwriter for the Charlatans, frequently identified as among the very first SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA psychedelic groupings, although these were even more appropriately referred …

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The Romantics

Such power pop founders as the Raspberries and Big Star might have been woefully underappreciated throughout their preliminary run in the first ’70s, but by the finish from the decade, many of their offspring had used the style towards the higher reaches from the charts — including Inexpensive Trick, the …

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The Dictators

Created in 1974, N.Con.C.’s Dictators had been among the finest & most influential proto-punk rings to walk the planet earth. Alternately reveling in and satirizing the wanton excesses of the rock & move way of life and lowbrow tradition (e.g., wrestling, Television, junk food), using their world-view described by bassist/keyboardist …

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The Connection

Providing a lively and tuneful fusion of rock and roll & move and vintage force pop informed with the British Invasion and garage area rock sounds from the mid-’60s, the bond were shaped in 2011 by two music devotees from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Geoff Palmer and Brad Marino, both of …

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The Fuzztones

This NY City-based psychedelic/garage rock combo played a big role in the mostly underground ’60s revival through the 1980s. Led from the enigmatic Rudi Protrudi, the Fuzztones had been among the main “successes” (especially in European countries) from the revival that flourished in 1984 which also boasted the Chesterfield Kings, …

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Slammin’ Watusis

They began having a self-titled album of only punk, however the Slammin’ Watusis started to put in a few more musical textures — blues-rock, power pop, a good glimpse of rock — by enough time of 1989’s Kings of Noise. It had been their last recording, nevertheless, though bassist Clay …

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DM3

Playing hot-rodded pop with potent hooks and a wholesome supply of rock and roll & move energy, DM3 had been founded by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Dom Mariani, who experienced already founded himself among the movers and shakers around the Australian garage area rock and roll and power pop picture. …

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