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Jackpot Plus! / Motorist

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Joe Gross

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Joe Gross hails from Falls Church, VA, one of the Chocolate City's most vanilla suburbs. He has written for Spin, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, the Washingt...more »

04.22.11
Jawbox, Jackpot Plus! / Motorist
Label: Dischord Records

Most emo bands think they're simulating Rites of Spring. They wish. Rites songs are too musically detailed, too explosively sublime and frankly too butt-rocky for most modern emo acts. No, those bands, whether they know it or not, are aping Jawbox. Meaty power chords, propulsive, sometimes elliptical drumming, lyrics so oblique they could be language poetry (and therefore could mean just about anything), gas station jackets, second guitarist Bill Barbot's completely excellent demi-pompadour — Jawbox… read more »

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