BBC Radio tells the bizarre back story of The Shaggs

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By Jonathan Burton in New Music on Thursday 8 December 2011

BBC Radio 4’s Jon Ronson On is compulsive listening and here he sheds light on the bizarre back story of The Shaggs. It’s a bizarre tale of a 1960s girl group who were forced to rehearse by their overbearing father. They were secluded from society, home schooled, and music was banned in the home. The […]

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Yellow Fever

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Tuesday 5 August 2008

Yellow Fever are a great duo from Austin that harkens back to the girl-fronted indie bands of the 90s. At times Breeders-ish, at others referencing garag-y sounds from other eras, their simple and heartfelt songs remind us of why we all thought mismatched Converse and unkempt androgyny was so cool in the first place. Listen […]

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