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The Paradise Rock Club
Ever wonder why it is that the folks who are actually making the music that’s worth listening to tend to make those tunes sound so bad? If it’s coming in loud and clear, then it’s probably garbage. Loud, indistinct and heavily distorted? Now we’re talking. That exodus of talent to tape decks and duct tape owes much to the blazed trailblazers of proto-indie set Sebadoh, mumbling messiahs of the lo-fi movement, and more specifically, frontman Lou Barlow, who was the also the co-founder a little group of nobodies known as Dinosaur Jr. Props. Show them props over at The Paradise, and tell ‘em we said <unclear>.
[Thu. 3.24.11. 967 Comm Ave., Boston. 617.562.8814. 8pm/18+/$20. thedise.com]
If you ask the average 80′s baby or VH1 Classic fan, OMD are the dudes who wrote “If You Leave”. If you ask a more electro-savvy listener, they are the dudes who wrote “Enola Gay”. In point of fact, Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark are both of those things and many more. Continue reading