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Let's Active: Big Plans For Everybody

Ira Robbins, Creem, August 1986

WHEN MITCH EASTER, Chris Stamey, Don Dixon and their fellow travelers in the North Carolina Sneakers-cum-dB's axis drifted north 10 years ago, one characteristic they shared was a skeptical but enthusiastic musical sensibility, a reality sandwich of ringing Rickenbackers and pretty melodies that understood pop's serious side without neglecting its youth or beauty.

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