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Are The Shondes the next Sleater-Kinney or still a Yiddish word for shame? Make up your mind already at Ear Farm.

All fans of Mod/Ska music from 1985 owe me a beer for bringing your attention to The Untouchables. Moistworks discusses their work and how easily confusable they are with UB40.

No, Michael Clarke Duncan is not the lead singer of Frog Eyes, but you should still check out their Canadian roots at Merry Swankster.

Mangare has a pretty great party playlist, including remixes of Nina Simone and Beyonce.

Finally, Radio Free Chicago posts 8 brand new tracks, including one from a band known as Little Man Tate. Clipper Ships, anybody?

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