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Jawbox: “Savory”

I’ve been hosting a Noon to 3 p.m. shift on the radio station I produce and host a jazz show for, WFPK, 91.9 FM, in Louisville. It’s been a blast. Very revealing for me to run down new, and older, material I love. Artists like Pops Staples, Senegal’s Orchestra Baobab, Clifton Chenier, The Gospel Chandeleirs, Marisa Monte, etc. One thing really stood out to me. The sheer brilliance of Washington, D.C.’s Jawbox. Jawbox was a harDCore band from Washington, D.C.. Its original members were J. Robbins (vocals/guitar), Kim Coletta (bass guitar) and Adam Wade (drums). Bill Barbot (vocals/guitar) and Zach Barocas (drums) later joined the group, with Barocas replacing Wade. One of my favorite songs of theirs is “Savory,” from their brilliant release, “For Your Own Special Sweetheart (Dischord).” Lo and behold, there’s an “official” video for it.

So dig. Flex Your Head. . .