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Jon Langford with Skull Orchard.
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April 2, 2014 The Mekons and Waco Brothers veteran often places his left-wing politics front and center in his music and his art. Here Be Monsters has a way of mixing pretty melodies with harsh criticisms.
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October 22, 2008 The Waco Brothers, a punk-influenced alt-country band from Chicago made up of mostly British musicians, is best known for their chaotic live performances. The band brings that chaos to the World Cafe studios to perform songs included in their latest CD, Waco Express: Live & Kickin' at Schuba's Tavern .
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April 10, 2008 Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the Waco Brothers' album Waco Express: Live and Kickin' at Schubas Tavern. It's the seventh album from the Chicago cowpunk outfit, but only its first live disc.
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September 7, 2000 Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Electric Waco Chair, the new recording by the Chicago based group The Waco Brothers. One of the band's leaders is Jon Langford, formerly of the British group the Mekons.
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