Pinkeye: music by Philadelphia band Bustduster

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By Brian Jerome in New Music on Thursday 6 December 2012

Few bands are able to strike so much feeling within such few songs. Philadelphia’s now defunct band, Bustduster, does so with ease. Their 3-track EP, Pinkeye, starts and ends with no mercy of clearly explaining the stress of being an early 20-something dealing with the reality of transitioning to adulthood. Self-described as Pizza-core, the melodic […]

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Dr Dog’s Fate

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Music on Thursday 3 July 2008

Fate is the record, Dr. Dog were destined to make a timeless yet contemporary distillation of the band’s open-armed, big-hearted sound. Inventive, magnificently realized, and absolutely irresistible, the Park The Van Records release sees the Philadelphia-based quintet filtering the gamut of American popular music into its own idiosyncratic brand of blue-eyed, dilated-pupil soul. As ever, […]

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