04 Aug, 2013

This Week’s Featured Artists

Listen out for this week’s featured artists:

Monday: Bauhaus (“Founding fathers of goth rock, driven by moody post-punk dynamics and jagged guitar chords, plus the manic mysticism of singer Peter Murphy”)

Tuesday: Le Tigre (“Originally conceived as the live backing band for her Julie Ruin solo project, Bikini Kill founder and quintessential riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna formed Le Tigre, another bold, feminist-oriented trio”)

Wednesday: The Boggs (“Mercurial band fronted by Jason Friedman with divergent sounds from Appalachian punk-folk to raucous indie rock”)

Thursday: Acid Mothers Temple (“Japanese band blends hippie psychedelica with grimy metal and prog rock”)

Friday: Half Japanese (“The Fairs’ gleefully off-kilter, unabashedly amateurish take on jangly pop influenced a wide swath of punk experimenters”)

Full biographies for each band can be found at allmusic.com.

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