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TND: Black Lips and Sholi
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03/01/2009
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This week on the show, some amazing avant pop and garage that will make your heart stop.

 

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59:00 minutes (42.48 MB)
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California's Sholi are a band to watch. Use binoculars, hire a private detective, follow them to work, whatever. Just keep tabs on them. Their music has the dynamics of a gymnist, and can do twice the tumbles. With it's climbing melodies and math rock rhythms, Sholi's self-titled LP is really something to behold.

We've also got some epic synth rock from Zombi, and a new post-punk prodigy out of China, Ourself Beside Me.

We're finishing up with Black Lips' latest effort, 200 Million Thousand, which is a real tribute to garage and psychedelic rock. The best part is they've managed to recreate the sounds of the 60s without coming off as a revival band. Though this LP isn't easily accessible like their previous album, Good Bad Not Evil, it's important to note the 'Lips have made a real accomplishment here in terms of sound and style.


 
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