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Jamie Johns

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GEN F: Cold Cave

Wes Eisold doesn’t like to do interviews because he doesn’t think he’s particularly good at communicating. “I don’t want to feel guilty when people invest in me,” he says. “I don’t want to let them … read more »

POSTED August 20, 2011 3:34PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,
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Freak Scene #60: It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns says farewell (for now), demystifies the Summer of Suck and discusses new releases from Pop. 1280, Hot Guts, Cacaw and Nu Sensae. Check it after the jump.

POSTED September 14, 2010 1:35PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Freak Scene #59: Mid-Year Madness

June has now come and gone which means the year is halfway done, oof. This week I will be going through some of my favorite releases of the year that have not been covered in … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2010 4:30PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS:
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Freak Scene #58: Void Vision, Wild Thing and U.S. Girls Giveaway

Sometimes going to the record store can be a bummer. You feel unenthusiastic, there isn’t much on the new wall that intrigues you, and you leave disheartened. This happened to me recently but I managed … read more »

POSTED June 21, 2010 3:15PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Freak Scene #57: Chaos in Tejas

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns reports from Austin, Texas, where she attended the Chaos in Tejas. For reviews of Bastard, Bastard Noise and other non-Bastard named groups, check after the jump.

POSTED June 7, 2010 1:30PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Freak Scene #56: Tin Man, Ultra and Maurizio Bianchi

Freak Scene has been sporadic in the past few weeks for a multitude of reasons, listed below. I am not trying to talk about feelings, just attempting to explain some obstacles I had to overcome … read more »

POSTED May 24, 2010 3:15PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS:
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Interview: The Shanghai Restoration Project and Neocha on Electronic Music from China

Expo 2010 is an enormous fair held from May to October to promote better living. That’s an oblique goal, and prior to this year the words “World Expo” had entered the minds of anyone but … read more »

POSTED May 3, 2010 2:30PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Freak Scene #55: Stress Ape, Birds of Maya and Condominium

In this week’s Freak Scene, after breezing through her senior thesis (!), Jamie Johns catches us up on three new sweet records by Stress Ape, Birds of Maya and Condominium.

POSTED April 26, 2010 6:00PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (4) TAGS: ,
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Freak Scene #54: Slices, Lamps, Locrian

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns gives a roundup of three of her favorite groups of late after a brief break from the column. Check out extended riffs on Slices, Lamps and Locrian after … read more »

POSTED April 12, 2010 5:01PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (1) TAGS:

Freak Scene #53: DNA Test Fest

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns gives a preview of DNA Test Fest, with some music from Neon Blud and Twin Stumps, along with an interview with the gents of Fan Death Records, who … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2010 1:10PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,