In 1991, the Mummies opened for Mudhoney at Maxwell's on New Year's Eve. Four guys in filthy mummy suits, totally ferocious assault on '60s garage punk. It should be the kind of thing that can only work live, but "Your Ass (Is Next in Line)" and "Stronger Than Dirt" make quick work of that theory. Sidenote: I want to publicly thank them for helping me shovel the sidewalk in front of our house on their next visit to NYC, during one of the many blizzards of 1993.
By Erick Zeidenberg on 04.22.11 in Reviews
No one could knock you if you listened to the Woggles and thought that this Athens, GA band was straight out of 1963. They deliver '60s organ-based garage rock as if they were channeling it from 40 years ago. The Wog...
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Slim Twig's rich, twisted art-rock dances with a leer between gorgeous and hideous. Like St. Vincent, the Toronto native has a quizzical approach to rock songs, and a seemingly irresistible urge to pull at their ends to...