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The Mekons

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The Mekons.

October 7, 2011 Hear the legendary British punk band play a live show from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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Jon Langford with Skull Orchard.

April 2, 2014 The Mekons and Waco Brothers veteran has a way of mixing pretty melodies with harsh criticisms.

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Typical of The Mekons, "Space in Your Face" is both a perfect pop song and a boldly stated cautionary tale.

November 28, 2011 Typical of the band, "Space in Your Face" is both a perfect pop song and a bold cautionary tale.

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January 4, 2008 The Mekons' latest album, the band's 26th, is a departure from its punk-rock roots.

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  • Album: Natural
  • Artist: The Mekons
  • Label: Quarterstick
  • Released: 2007
 

Punk Rock

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  • Album: Punk Rock
  • Artist: The Mekons
  • Label: Quarterstick
  • Released: 2004
 

Ancient & Modern

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  • Album: Ancient & Modern
  • Artist: Mekons
  • Label: Bloodshot
  • Released: 2011