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Sebadoh | Bakesale [Reissue]

Generally, Lou Barlow's sad-sack lyrics and confused-young-man shtick are most potent to the young and overemotional. But compared to 1996's Harmacy , Barlow's maudlin tendencies are relatively reined in throughout Bakesale's 15 straightforward rockers
Sub Pop (2011)
By GARRET MARTIN  |  July 01, 2011
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Lou Barlow talks the talk

He may have been born in Dayton, Ohio and settled down in Los Angeles, but for a lot of us, Lou Barlow will always be a Western Mass kid.
The Sebadoh frontman on life, love, and J.
By MATT PARISH  |  March 25, 2011
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Sebadoh return to the scene they helped invent

Some things just don't go as planned, though you can't say that would surprise you if you've been listening to Lou Barlow's music for any fraction of the past 25 years.
Endless road
By MATT PARISH  |  March 25, 2011
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Black Helicopter beat the odds

In the anything-goes '90s, it was tough to stick out like a sore thumb, but somehow Boston's Green Magnet School managed to do it — and do it like champs.
Black Helicopter's new full-length, Don't Fuck with the Apocalypse , maybe their best yet. But it was a tough birth.
By MATT PARISH  |  July 09, 2010
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Ride that wave

Like a killer wave or a lousy metaphor, success can really sneak up on you.
Are Surfer Blood the only band from Florida?
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 26, 2010
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Beauty in the beast

"When J switched to guitar [from drums], he wanted to feel that same power. and the only way he could do that was to be, like, super loud. . . ."
Dinosaur Jr. are much happier people now
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 02, 2009


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Two for the road

Most music fans discovered the Watson Twins — 31-year-old identical sisters Leigh and Chandra — via their backing vocal appearance on Rabbit Fur Coat , the 2006 solo debut from Jenny Lewis.
The Watson Twins escape the shadows
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  July 07, 2008