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Future Clouds & Radar

Masterminded in 2006 by former Cotton Mather frontman Robert Harrison, Upcoming Clouds & Radar developed some sort of eclectic, ecstatic indie pop sound that nodded towards the psychedelic swirliness of XTC as well as the Beatles, the punchy soulfulness of Elvis Costello, as well as the good-natured brass and sparkle …

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The Salvation Army

Although their name made them a short-lived entity, punky, psych-influenced garage band the Salvation Army took the majority of their stylistic and musical cues from Lenny Kaye’s Nuggets anthology. Shaped in March 1981 by South Bay, CA teen Michael Quercio, the Salvation Military quickly released an individual for the Minutemen’s …

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The Three O’Clock

The Three O’Clock were the quintessential L.A. Paisley Underground music group. Lead vocalist and bassist Michael Quercio actually coined the word to spell it out the group of bands, like the Wish Syndicate, Rainfall Parade, Green on Crimson, as well as the Bangles, who included the chiming guitars from the …

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Thin White Rope

Copping their name from William S. Burroughs’ euphemism for ejaculations, Thin White colored Rope was founded in Davis, California in 1984. Even though time and host to their development aligned them with both Paisley Underground and origins rock and roll motions, the group quickly staked out its musical place, divining …

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The Pandoras

Formed being a garage area punk group in LA through the early ’80s, the Pandoras debuted using a 7″ EP in 1984 over the Moxie label. That same calendar year, the group documented ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME with manufacturer Greg Shaw, but splintered afterwards in the entire year. Vocalist/guitarist Paula …

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Mary’s Danish

A fine music group that under no circumstances quite delivered on its immense guarantee, Mary’s Danish blended power pop, punk, nation, and funk right into a occasionally scattershot but constantly unique audio that sometimes was being among the most exciting noises in that which was then still called alternative music …

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Permanent Green Light

After the 3 O’Clock went not really with a bang but with the whimper of 1988’s too-slick-by-half Vermilion, bassist-songwriter-leader Michael Quercio joined his buddy Scott Miller’s band Game Theory in 1990. (Quercio experienced produced Video game Theory’s 1984 EP Distortion, and Miller experienced contributed “THE LADY With your guitar (Says …

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Vinyl Devotion

Jangle-pop music group Vinyl Devotion was led by singer/guitarist Shalini Chatterjee, who shaped the group in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in 1993. Debuting using the one “Sorry Isn’t SUFFICIENT,” in 1994 they released the EP IF INDEED THEY Know You’re Attempting, made by Chatterjee’s then-husband Scott Miller, frontman for the …

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Jason Falkner

A onetime person in the West Coastline neo-psychedelic rings the Three O’Clock and Jellyfish, Jason Falkner went by himself by 1996, taking part in jagged power pop with impeccable arrangements, a idea to both his classically trained child years and extra time spent focusing on the very first LP by …

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Befour Three O’Clock

Among the exponents from the early-’80s paisley underground in LA was a music group called the Salvation Military, led by guitarist Louis Gutierrez and bassist Michael Querico. They released a self-titled recording on Frontier Information in 1982, prior to the actual Salvation Military objected with their usage of its name …

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