Baby D's Bagels
$20 Worth of Food and Drink for Only $10
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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Squeeze

Squeeze-bot
SELF-RELEASED
“So a tuba, a banjo, an accordion and a toy drumset walk into a bar …” That’s what Squeeze-bot’s “About” section informs Facebook browsers.
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Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell
WARP
We know Jamie Lidell is a master impersonator. He can toss a dart at a decade and emulate the sound, songwriting and texture of that period.
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Welcome Oblivion

How to Destroy Angels
COLUMBIA
If you didn’t know any better, you’d think Welcome Oblivion was a brand new Nine Inch Nails record.
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Vol. 8: Harold’s Hip

The Cut Family Foundation
SELF-RELEASED
There’s a certain purity in releasing music in anonymity.
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Like a Rose

Ashley Monroe
WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE
When I think of country outlaws, roughneck rebels like Hank III or Townes Van Zandt come to mind — guys who refuse to bend to conservative, squeaky-clean Nashville.
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See You in the Funny Pages

Animal City
SOPHOMORE LOUNGE
Providing a lyrical manifesto of both slurred and atonal confessions, along with catchy inklings of I’m-a-loser-baby melodies, See You in the Funny Pages is a model of four C
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Ubuntu

Allen Poe
SELF-RELEASED
This effort from Basement Up’s Allen Poe is a dine-and-dash, just on the long side of an EP, and mostly satisfying, with a couple notable highs and lows.
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Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
BAD SEED LTD.

Cave’s solo work has seldom rocked, almost as a response to his previous band, The Birthday Party.

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Ripely Pine

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper
BA DA BING
Twenty-three-year-old Aly Spaltro was working at a video rental store in Maine, writing music each night when she was done with her late shift.
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You’re Nothing

Iceage
MATADOR
While there is nothing glacial about Danish punk/hardcore band Iceage, their name seems strangely appropriate, as their music is crushing and harsh more often than not.