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Get your horrorcore/pornocore, classical violin, Zimbabwean spirituals and Girl Fight on with a little help from Music to Your Ears.
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David Bowie The Next Day · Kopecky Family Band Kids Raising Kids · Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse
This week, we listened to new releases from Kopecky Family Band, David Bowie and Youth Lagoon.
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The English Beat • ska
Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …