• Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood began the show at the 9:30 club with a blast of guitar noise.
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    Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood began the show at the 9:30 club with a blast of guitar noise.
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  • The band mixed songs from their last two albums, Heavy Days and We Are the Champions, to make an explosive set.
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    The band mixed songs from their last two albums, Heavy Days and We Are the Champions, to make an explosive set.
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  • The duo's set felt like it would fit perfectly in an cluttered garage. It felt grimy in a good way.
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    The duo's set felt like it would fit perfectly in an cluttered garage. It felt grimy in a good way.
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  • Guitarist Jake Orall's set his guitar on fuzz for the band's song "Bone Jam."
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    Guitarist Jake Orall's set his guitar on fuzz for the band's song "Bone Jam."
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  • It was amazing how loud it got from just a guitar, a drum kit and two mics.
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    It was amazing how loud it got from just a guitar, a drum kit and two mics.
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  • There was no sibling rivalry between Jake and Jamin that night.
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    There was no sibling rivalry between Jake and Jamin that night.
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  • The band mixed pop with psychedelic rock and punk to make great strutting rock n' roll.
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    The band mixed pop with psychedelic rock and punk to make great strutting rock n' roll.
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  • We can confirm that yes, there was a large amount of headbanging.
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    We can confirm that yes, there was a large amount of headbanging.
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JEFF The Brotherhood In Concert

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It got loud when NPR Music live webcast a full concert by one of the grittiest rock duos of the past decade, JEFF The Brotherhood. The band, formed in Nashville in 2001 by real-life brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, has an outsize sound, fueled by deafening guitar noise and trashy rhythms, and is known for its feverish but often playful live performances.

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