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For Your (Re)Consideration: Is the Who Better Than the Beatles?

The Beatles are a lot like Christianity, except that only some people get mad at you if you question Christianity.

It has become commonly accepted that everything about the Beatles—their music, their musicianship and their legacy—is above criticism. 1,189 more words

The Sonics – This Is The Sonics (Album Review)

3.5 / 5

The last time Tacoma, WA band The Sonics were recording music, the Beatles were just discovering sitars and LSD.  This is a band old enough to have its members shipped off to Vietnam, which saxophonist Rob Lind actually did.   235 more words

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The Sonics, postales desde el asilo en Soyuz

La banda de Tacoma The Sonics comenzó a editar discos en 1963, hace 52 años, y su culto estaba inmaculado.


Muchos los declaran pioneros del garage punk rock, e incluso germen del sonido sucio y distorsionado del grunge de los noventa, teoría que toma más cuerpo al ser de la zona de Seattle. 62 more words

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The Sonics - This Is The Sonics

The Sonics – This Is The Sonics

★★★☆

The last time Tacoma, WA band The Sonics were recording music, the Beatles were just discovering sitars and LSD.   240 more words

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New Releases: The Sonics and Michael Des Barres Sound as Vital as Ever

A pile of older artists are making goddamn good records these days. I mean, look at Scott Walker: his Soused may be the best album of the… 751 more words

Mixtape 13 - April, 2015

Good heavens, I haven’t written up a summary of my April Mixtape yet! And, as I’ve been thinking about songs for the May mix, now is a really good time to put a bow on April. 1,011 more words

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The Sonics: This Is The Sonics

These days it’s not unusual to hear talk of band reunions. It seems like every broken-up band eventually gets back together. Some of those, like Phish, Van Halen, or Genesis, seemed inevitable. 978 more words

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