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August Issue

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Ear to the Ground: Pete Molinari’s “Hang My Head in Shame”

June 9, 2014
One listen will show why Molinari’s influences—Ray Davies, Springsteen, and Dylan—are already championing his music.
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Ear to the Ground: Death Valley Girls’ “No Reason”

June 4, 2014
Imagine Bikini Kill-era Kathleen Hanna fronting Davie Allan and the Arrows’ scores for vintage biker movies and you’re halfway there.
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Ear to the Ground: Salem’s Pot’s “Creep Purple”

June 4, 2014
While plenty of metal bands emulate occult acts of yesteryear, Swedish quartet Salem’s Pot puts an epic, elongated twist on an obscure formula.
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Ear to the Ground: David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights’ “Comin’ On”

June 3, 2014
The founder of seminal indie-rock band the Clean returns with a new single that’s both dreamy and full of energy.
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Ear to the Ground: Ace Frehley’s “Gimme a Feelin’”

June 2, 2014
The founding Kiss guitarist leaks a hard-rocking single from his sixth solo album. Close your eyes and smell the gunpowder!
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Ear to the Ground: Jack White's "High Ball Stepper"

June 2, 2014
On the instrumental second track from Lazaretto, White lets his sinister 6-string do the singing.
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Ear to the Ground: Radio Moscow’s “Death of a Queen”

May 30, 2014
On their fourth long-player, the Iowa power trio breathes new life into old-school acid rock.
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Ear to the Ground: The Mother Hips’ “Desert Song”

May 30, 2014
Armed with a quiver of Fullerton’s finest tone machines, the Mother Hips leak a song from their ninth studio album, Chronicle Man.
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Ear to the Ground: ASG’s “Comet Drop”

May 29, 2014
Even at this plodding-astronaut pace, ASG’s soaring guitar harmonies, walls of sludgy distortion, and glass-shattering vocals are white-knuckle intense.
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Ear to the Ground: Brian Reitzell’s “Last Summer”

May 29, 2014
The Lost in Translation composer reunites with My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields on Reitzell’s debut solo album.
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