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Garage Punk

The Yolks

The Chicago three-piece, known for their enkindling of 60s-style rave ups, The Yolks have released three records thus far: a four-song, self-released 7” EP, “Introducing The Yolks”, a single on Bachelor, and their self titled LP, a split release between their very own Randy Records and Bachelor Records out of Austria.

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Dads

Dads could refer to four current bands: 1. Two-piece emo band from New Brunswick, NJ.
-Brush Your Teeth - Cassette/CD
-Brush Your Teeth, Again ;)
---Cassette on Carucage
---CD on Get Into It Records (UK)
-American Radass (this is important)
---Vinyl on Flannel Gurl Records / Get Into It, Moshtache, Day by Day, Something New (UK pressing)
---Cassette on Broken World Media
---CD on Stiff Slack Records (Japan)
-Shit Twins lathe cut 7" on Broken World Media

Read more about Dads on Last.fm.

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Total Control

1) Somewhere in the breeding patterns of the 80s noise punk movements and the synth head movement birthed the synth punks Total Control. Drawing influence from what seems Futuristik, Screamers, and Perhaps Devo, they bring to the table a crunched up no wave dancefloor numbers. Sawtooth leads over frantic punk beats interloping into a obnoxious yet capturing piece. The building progressive Kraftwerk leads into chip-tune solos like a busted cartage game. Paranoid video is a track you would find on the mixtape of some rebelous adolescent from a post apocalyptic timeline. (by Alex Auclair)

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Jay Reatard

Having founded seminal Memphis punk outfit Reatards at the tender age of sixteen, Jay Reatard (born in 1980) is a seasoned veteran of the garage-punk scene. In the '90s Reatards turned the Memphis underground rock scene upside down with a legendary live show so over-the-top that they were banned in a number of European countries. Never content to stick to one genre, one project or one band, Jay also co-led the synth-punk Lost Sounds with Alicja Trout, plays drums for The Final Solutions,does a solo project Terror Visions, co-fronts The angry angles and runs his own label Shattered Records.

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The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea is a multi-ARIA Award winning 90s Australian rock/blues outfit. Originally an instrumental band focused on surf sounds, the addition of vocalist Tex Perkins (also a member of The Beasts Of Bourbon and a solo artist) proved an inspired decision. Combining the charismatic Perkins with the highly talented musicians created an unstoppable force through much of the 90s. Members of the band continue to perform, though with the exception of Perkins, most activity is fairly low key.

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Ty Segall

Burying '60s sing-alongs and dance crazes beneath waves of reverb and giddy thud, Ty Segall has carved out his own shelf in the neo-psych garage alongside SF compatriots and collaborators Sic Alps and Thee Oh Sees. As an exploration of the space between Cro-Magnon fuzz and atmospheric acoustic psych, Ty Segall continues to crank out the best new garage rock from San Francisco. Ty Segall is the lead singer of Epsilons, the drummer for Traditional fools, the drummer every once in a while for Party Fowl, and as of February 2009, an occasional guitarist/drummer for Sic Alps.

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Armitage Shanks

What can you say about Armitage Shanks a band named after a fine bit of porcelain? Well... quite a lot actually.
Formed in Snodland, Kent in early 1991, good mates of Billy Childish they released their first single Do You Want Some Fuckin’ Shirts Off Or What (with Childish on Vocals) in early 1993, they became the support band at Thee Headcoats London shows at the now legendary Wild Western Room in Archway (mainly because Dick drove Thee Headcoats van).

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