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Radar Tip Of The Day 124: Parakeet

By Matt Wilkinson

Matt Wilkinson on Google+

Posted on 10 Apr 12

 
 





You'll know Parakeet's frontwoman Mariko Doi, of course, from Yuck, where she plays bass.



She's teamed up with History Of Apple Pie drummer James Thomas and former Kid Harpoon guitarist Jon Jackson for this sideproject, which is very much her 'Breeders to Yuck's Pixies', oddly enough.

Debut single 'Tomorrow' came out last week (limited to 300 copies):



The b-side, 'Paper, Scissors, Stone', is a complete gem of hazy brilliance, tapping into the same kind of fuzzed-up head rumble that Surfer Blood did so well on 'Astro Coast':


 
 
 
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