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The Breeders, LSXX

The Breeders have released a 20th anniversary reissue of their 1993 album, Last Splash. Lindsay Zoladz did a nice writeup on Pitchfork:


  Before they could legally drink, the Deal twins, armed with one guitar and two mics, were fixtures in the scuzziest bars of Dayton, Ohio, where legend has it their salty-sweet harmonies could make even the motorcycle dudes cry. The year was 1978, maybe ‘79. Like the bikers, Kim and Kelley listened Hank Williams and the Everly Brothers; when Kelley was 16 she watched The Song Remains the Same on acid and the souvenir she kept from her trip was this dead-serious conviction that she wanted to be Jimmy Page. Other people’s songs were too hard to figure out, so they made up their own. Nobody else would play with them (Kim: “This is Dayton, Ohio. You know the NGA kids: No Girls Allowed. Motherfuckers.”), so they played with themselves. The angel-voiced twins kept booking scuzzy bar gigs and kept writing songs with no greater ambition than staving off boredom. “There was no scene,” Kelley recalled years later, “You made up your own fun.”


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The Breeders, LSXX

The Breeders have released a 20th anniversary reissue of their 1993 album, Last Splash. Lindsay Zoladz did a nice writeup on Pitchfork:

Before they could legally drink, the Deal twins, armed with one guitar and two mics, were fixtures in the scuzziest bars of Dayton, Ohio, where legend has it their salty-sweet harmonies could make even the motorcycle dudes cry. The year was 1978, maybe ‘79. Like the bikers, Kim and Kelley listened Hank Williams and the Everly Brothers; when Kelley was 16 she watched The Song Remains the Same on acid and the souvenir she kept from her trip was this dead-serious conviction that she wanted to be Jimmy Page. Other people’s songs were too hard to figure out, so they made up their own. Nobody else would play with them (Kim: “This is Dayton, Ohio. You know the NGA kids: No Girls Allowed. Motherfuckers.”), so they played with themselves. The angel-voiced twins kept booking scuzzy bar gigs and kept writing songs with no greater ambition than staving off boredom. “There was no scene,” Kelley recalled years later, “You made up your own fun.”

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