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Julie & The Wrong Guys – “You Wanted What I Wanted”

A slice of angry rock from the typically soft-spoken Julie Doiron, served with a side of road trips and raging animated people.

Doiron and her accidental new band—Eamon McGrath and members of the Cancer Bats—are releasing a self-titled full-length in September.

-Scott Bryson

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Weird Lines – “Summer Can”

Dude dancing. That’s about all you need to know. Things get a bit intense after he loses his hat, but he’s still just dancing.

Is this the first Maritime supergroup (or does TUNS count?)? Weird Lines is: Julie Doiron, C.L. McLaughlin, Jon McKiel, James Anderson, Chris Meaney, and M.C.Dugauy, several of whom we’ve seen make great solo records, and others who’ve played in Octoberman and Kappa Chow.

Their self-titled debut is out now.

-Scott Bryson

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Julie Doiron And The Wooden Stars – “Dance Music”

From the 1999 collaboration that set the bar for collaborations since.

The Longest Winter” may seem a more appropriate tune, right now, but it’ll only serve to depress us further. Let’s opt instead for something complainy, but upbeat, and fill a table with empty beer bottles.

A fun aside: if you visit Doiron’s Web site right now, you’ll see it was taken over by a sporting goods supplier that claims to be named Julie Doiron. From their ‘About:’

Our business is named after our owner’s brother Julie. Them loved shoes and started collecting them about 15 years ago. He was fascinated by Air Jordans and believed that everybody needed a few good pairs of “dope” kicks.

-Scott Bryson

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