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The Afghan Whigs released their seventh album, the first in sixteen years, Do To The Beast.

Shonen Knife released the album Overdrive.

Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip and The Sadies released the collaborative album The Conquering Sun.

AV Club: Hear a new song from the acoustic solo debut by the Melvins’ King Buzzo

BBC: Common People by Pulp is voted top Britpop anthem

NME: Courtney Love on Bruce Springsteen: ‘Saxophones don’t belong in rock ‘n’ roll’

Stereogum: Reunited Veruca Salt Announce First Tour With Original Lineup In 19 Years

#170: A Very Special Afghan Whigs Episode - Dig Me Out Podcast

#170: A Very Special Afghan Whigs Episode

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#170: A Very Special Afghan Whigs Episode

Grab a beverage, find a comfortable seat, or hop in the car for a road trip, because this is a long one. We take in an in-depth look at the history of one our favorite bands, The Afghan Whigs, with special guest Lee Heidel, proprietor of SummerKiss.com, the longest running and most comprehensive Afghan Whigs, Twilight Singers, Gutter Twins and all-things Greg Dulli website on the planet. Then, we go off into uncharted territory and review a new album! Do To The Beast is the first Afghan Whigs album in sixteen years, but did the beast slay our expectations? The results may shock you, tune in to find out. 

Songs in this Episode:

  • Intro - Gentlemen
  • 15:27 - Retarded
  • 21:47 - Come See About Me
  • 35:05 - Stage Banter/Never Take The Place of Your Man
  • 42:33 - 66
  • 1:06:23 - Matamoros
  • 1:17:16 - Algiers
  • 1:47:30 - Royal Cream
  • 1:55:42 - These Sticks
  • Outro - Miles Iz Dead

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OFF! (featuring members of Redd Kross, Circle Jerks, Rocket from the Crypt) released their third album Wasted Years.

Doug Gillard (of Guided By Voices, Cobra Verde and more) released his third solo album Parade On.

The Faint released their seventh album Doom Abuse.

AVClub: Billy Corgan is releasing an expensive new experimental LP

Pitchfork: Bikini Kill Share Previously Unreleased Song “Girl Soldier”

NME: Kim Deal reveals that Breeders are working on new material

#169: Play With Love by Crow - Dig Me Out Podcast

#169: Play With Love by Crow

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#169: Play With Love by Crow

We’re back again to Australian for this week’s requested review - the 1998 album Play With Love by Crow. Dark and ominous, with comparison to Girls Against Boys and Nick Cave, Crow shift gears throughout the album, from an industrial grind one track to a samba swing on the next - a dangerous combination in the wrong hands. Does Crow have what it takes to pull it off? Tune in to find out.

Songs in this Episode:

  • Intro - A Broken Machine
  • 4:49 - History of the Band
  • 13:03 - Hate Need
  • 16:55 - Swollen Venus
  • 21:27 - Bobby Pin
  • Outro - Press On Let Go

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Tomorrow we’ll be revisiting Crow's third album Play With Love. Check out the a live performance of the song Swollen Venus and an interview.

News of the Week

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Split Single, featuring members of Spoon, Superchunk and Verbow, released their debut album Fragmented World.

Pitchfork: Guided by Voices Announce Summer Tour, Yet Another New Album

The Quietus: Courtney Love Reforms Classic Hole Line-Up

Stereogum: Watch Weezer Tease More Of New Album From The Studio

NME: Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce on Record Store Day space song: ‘I did it because I was broke’