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The Great Rave/Jam Band Crossover Syndrome

Richard Gehr, Spin, August 2000

THE DISCO BISCUITS are onstage at Philadelphia's Trocadero surrounded by the entire contents of their living room: the bong-water stained sofa, a decrepit TV (with remote), a scarred old coffee table, and their loyal floorstanding ashtray. It's a folksy jam-band tableau, assembled in part because the band is vacating their Philly-outskirts home. Guitarist Jon Gutwillig is noodling deviously. The hippie girls are twirling. Everything is as it should be.

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