BoomBozz Taphouse
$20 Worth of Food for Only $10!
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Opposable Thumbs

Opposable Thumbs
GUBBEY
Clearly weaned on acts like The Fall and Gang of Four, Opposable Thumbs are committed to their influences, all to absolutely positive effect.
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Fergie: A Tribute to Steve Ferguson

Wayne Young
SELF-RELEASED

Before NRBQ co-founders Terry Adams and Steve Ferguson actually met, Adams heard Ferguson playing “Eight Miles High.” “He wasn’t just copying the record,” Adams recall

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So It Is With Us

Horse Feathers
(Kill Rock Stars)

There is an AM radio gentleness, or maybe tameness, that imbues “So It Is With Us,” the fifth release from Portland, Ore., indie folk band Horse Feathers.

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Canto Secondo

Il Sogno Del Marinaio
(ClenchedWrench)

The newest in a long line of excellent, if eccentric, projects by legendary bassist Mike Watt, Il Sogno Del Marinaio defies any easy characterization.

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Definitely Now

Liam Bailey
(Flying Buddha/Sony)

The blues, especially as it intersects with rock music, is a well-mined vein. How do you get something fresh out of a genre so well tread?

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Alone in This Together

Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs
LOCAL 638

The young woman stared back at me from the black-and-white photo on her website.

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Tut Tut

The Filipino Snares
(Datawaslost)

Living out of town for a bit about a decade now gone, I had an objective, sociological comparison between my fair city and anywhere else.

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Unless

The Foxery
Spartan Records

The World According to The Foxery 

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Me and Armini

Emiliana Torrini
(ROUGH TRADE)

Nobody knows it but everybody’s already heard Emiliana Torini.

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Grand National Dreams

Jalin Roze
SELF-RELEASED
The return of Jalin Roze, 18 months after The Brilliance (an eternity in rap years), couldn’t come at a better time.