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Buffalo Tom, Giant Sand, Sebadoh: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Kemp, L.A. Weekly, 4 June 1992

IN A PERFECT world, this hot bill would have been inverted. Sincere as Buffalo Tom is, the group's latest album, Let Me Come Over, doesn't ...

Buffalo Tom/Pavement/Sebadoh: The Cattle Club, Sacramento

Live Review by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, 13 June 1992

ERIC IS STRANDED alone onstage behind his drum kit. Sebadoh have been announced but it's clear that the rest of the band aren't even in ...

Sebadoh: 'Doh What A Lovely War

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 14 November 1992

Sick of plaid-toting, attitude-brandishing, Seattle-worshipping corporate rock wannabes? Then seek a cure with SEBADOH, who speak the unspoken and think music is a huge and ...

Sebadoh: Lou Barlow vs. the Riddler

Comment by RJ Smith, The Village Voice, 4 October 1994

EVERY GREAT music of self-denial depends on a culture of self-denial. Doo-wop's pained, courtly pleas to remote earth angels had their roots in the layered, ...

Beck and Sebadoh: It's Saturday, It's Two O'Clock and It's... Slackerjack!

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, 26 November 1994

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Get BECK, the blue-eyed, wigged-out Californian space baby whose slacker anthem 'Loser' topped the American charts, ...

Sebadoh: Low-Fi Romantics

Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Rolling Stone, 23 March 1995

SEBADOH flirt with the mainstream ...

Sebadoh: King's College, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 27 July 1996



Interview by Ben Thompson, MOJO, September 1996

THE BEST INTRODUCTION TO Sebadoh comes in the form of an 11 minute cut-and-paste manifesto, tacked – without the benefit of a title – onto ...

Sebadoh: Harmacy (Sub Pop) ***½

Review by Mark Kemp, Rolling Stone, 5 September 1996

FOR YEARS, the '60s-garage-style dissonance and folk-inspired melodicism of this prolific indie band have been associated with the low-fi movement. But Sebadoh really make high-risk ...

Sebadoh: Sculpture Club

Interview by Stevie Chick, Melody Maker, 9 January 1999

Gone are the days when SEBADOH records were the lowest in fi. We meet them in London and hear about their shiny new pop direction ...

Sebadoh: The Sebadoh (Domino)

Review and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, April 1999

Seventh album from Lou Barlow and chums, following up 1996’s Harmacy and featuring new drummer Russ Pollard. ...

Psychobabble: Sebadoh's Lou Barlow

Interview by Robin Bresnark, Melody Maker, 29 May 1999

He'd consider making a necklace from his toes, when he's dead he wants his body to be cut up and distributed to people... And he's ...

see also Dinosaur Jr.


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