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Wild Billy Childish & CTMF – Failure Not Success

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Eternal cynic that he is, Billy Childish is just the man who would name an album Failure Not Success, though by any creative standpoint, he’s been as consistently successful as any man in rock & roll since the late 1970s. How many people have made over 150 albums, and can honestly say the significant majority of them are actually good? Just as remarkably, after more than 45 years of making music, Childish hasn’t come close to losing his touch, and 2023’s Failure Not Success, cut with his combo Wild Billy Childish & CTMF, is practically a catalog of what he does well. AllMusic
New studio album by Billy and CTMF! Featuring Billy at his song writing best! Includes covers of Richard Hell and Jimi Hendrix songs, along with a newly recorded version of ‘Bob Dylan’s Got a Lot to Answer For’! We asked Billy a few questions about this mighty fine album…
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The Men | New York City (2023)


Prolific Brooklyn institution The Men return with their ninth studio album, ‘NYC’. Arriving following 2020’s ‘Mercy’, the new LP is released February 3rd 2023 on the group’s new label home Fuzz Club Records and marks a return to the more scuzzy and abrasive rock ploughed over their decade and a half spent coursing through the grimy sewers of NYC… Bandcamp
Whatever else group have been over the years-and the New York band known for tough, noisy garage rock songs has done several other things besides-they’ve never been half-assed about their music. Led by co-founders Nick Chiericozzi and Mark Perro, group have explored country, surf and classic rock styles, along with the punk and noise influences that first… Paste Magazine

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King Tuff | Smalltown Stardust (2023)


King Tuff Smalltown Stardust is not merely a nostalgia trip. In making the record, Thomas not only conjured a special time in his life, he found new inspiration, surrounded by a small circle of collaborators and a sense of love and wonder for nature… Sub Pop
King Tuff takes a left turn from his garage roots into a pastoral psych-folk blend that sweeps and glides in perfect hues, capturing something we have lost… Louder Than War
Thomas describes Smalltown Stardust as “an album about love and nature and youth” in a statement, continuing: The truth is I never really wanted to leave my little town in Vermont. I knew it was something I had to do in order to actually pursue a career as a musician, but I loved my life there, and I cried and cried the day I left… Paste Magazine
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