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The dB’s – Stands for Decibels

4 Sep

Stands for Decibels by The dB’s (1981)

This debut album is experimental and mercilessly catchy.  Chris Stamey (formerly of The Sneakers) and Peter Holsapple take a creative approach to the blossoming genre of power pop.  Stamey’s post-punk/psychedelic leanings and love of playing with sound(s) are reined in by Holsapple’s more conventional, simple songwriting that is at the same time completely infectious.

The album starts off with a powerful Continue reading