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QUASI: AMERICAN GONG

by Mike Schoeck Out this week is “American Gong,” the sixth studio-effort from indie-pop patron saints, Quasi, and their first album for Kill Rock Stars. Formerly a duo, singer/keyboardist Sam Coomes and drummer Janet Weiss, the group is currently a trio with the addition of bassist Joanna Bolme (current bassist for Stephen Malkmus, ex-girlfriend of [...]

QC ALBUM REVIEW: DEERHOOF

by kevin diamond The best way to approach a new Deerhoof album is by dropping any and all expectations. Chances are, it won’t sound like what you’re expecting, so why get your hopes up? Therein lies the joy of Deerhoof. It’s their history of innovation and improvisation, the combination of classical training and avant garde [...]