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We know, we know. It's already New Year's Eve, so what do you want with another year-end list? To be honest, Laurie and I meant to do this weeks ago, but the traditional list-making season fell smack in the middle of our traditional February/March print deadline, so you can guess what took precedence. But think of all the things you can do with this appropriately timed year-end list: Play it tonight at your New Year's house party! Listen to it in its entirety ... Read More
If you've never listened to Hunx and His Punx you should probably get on that, like yesterday. Seth Bogart (Hunx himself) writes killer rock 'n' roll songs with the talented Shannon Shaw (of Shannon and the Clams) who wails her heart out like you wouldn't believe until you hear it IRL for yourself. Bogart likes to call it "hairdresser pop," or maybe "punk-pop" (not to be confused with pop-punk), and lately you might call it "street punk." (Mostly because their ... Read More
Shannon Shaw is the lead singer of amazing punk-pop-garage group Shannon and the Clams. This band has created a sound so original and I’ve been in love ever since I first laid ears on “Troublemaker.” Shannon’s wailing voice is remniscent of ‘60s girl groups The Shangri-Las and The Ronettes but with her own rougher spin on that sound. Guitarist Cody Blanchard is the other singer/songwriter of The Clams, and together the two produce ... Read More