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Old But Not Forgotten: On The (Re)Return Of ‘American Football’

In the time since the release of American Football’s first LP in 1999, plenty has happened. In a completely unpredictable turn of events, Mike Kinsella has had a child, breaking the aeons-long cycle of emo frontmen being cursed to remain…

Revisiting Hours: Jay Reatard’s ‘Blood Visions’

Blood Visions is undoubtedly the magnum opus of the questionably named Jay Reatard, real name James Lee Lindsey Jr.. It’s subversive, experimental and devilishly catchy. His untimely death in 2009 left the thriving Memphis punk scene devoid of one of…