Cool stuff from the CD Baby store for the week of July 3, 2006

album cover THE BURNING DIRTY BAND: 17 Year SunAn ice cream store for your brain- Ambitious “Abbey Road”-style melodicism, left-of-center indie explorations, and confident rock thump.

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album cover THE SHAGS: Via Satellite60’s/70’s retro Power-pop that Beatles’ fans will gobble up and savor.

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album cover NOODLE MUFFIN: Magnum DopusSpawned from the depths of the urban wasteland of Los Angeles, this is an underground, Alternative band known for their eclectic sound, catchy melodies, and twisted, humorous lyrics.

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album cover HONKY MOFO: Honky MofoPsycho-heavy-mutant-metal-p-funk. Buddy Holly fronts Outkast… lots of fun for the whole trailer park… sounds like Rage Against The Machine without the politics, hip-hop, & Black Sabbath thing.

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album cover FIREKING: Live a Little, Love a LittleThat sweet spot somewhere between “Face to Face”-era Kinks and The Stooges’ “Funhouse,” owing to their roots in the Motor City. A power-pop lovers heaven.

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album cover THE FAMOUS: Light, Sweet CrudeGirded by the raw sounds of 50s-era country, but imbued with the post-punk ferocity of The Pixies, The Famous forge powerful tunes combining the intense desperation of X, the sincere melancholy of Hank Williams Sr. and the psychobilly of Rev. Horton Heat

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album cover THE HEELWALKERS: The HeelwalkersNot since the Stooges first album has a group defined a new super sonic guitar rock sound; the 100 proof hard rock swagger that only the heelwalkers can deliver will finally satisfy the long craving for the rebirth of rock and roll.

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