Like their Kiwi peers The Clean, The Bats are on what you might call Dunedin time. Or perhaps Robert Scott time, since he plays bass in the former pioneering indie-pop band and sings and strums in the latter. Both bands are associated with the New Zealand movement called the “Dunedin Sound,” and both have aged [...]
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Sonic Youth: "Sacred Trickster"
For a while there Sonic Youth was becoming a band that your dad could maybe get down with. Well, as long as your dad was a baby boomer with a taste for Bare Trees-era Fleetwood Mac. No more, though. “Sacred Trickster”, from the band’s forthcoming record The Eternal, brings back the diminished [...]