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The Raveonettes @ The Parish

The Raveonettes @ The Parish

On Tuesday night, The Raveonettes headlined a gig at The Parish on Sixth Street. Supporting their great new record, Pretty In Black, the band mixed a variety of classic 50’s pop and fuzzed-out 70’s garage-punk. Is it any wonder that they have guest spots from both Moe Tucker (Velvet Undergound) and Ronnie Spector (The Ronettes) on the album?

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(The Peels open up the show at The Parish, playing some songs from their new self-titled album.)

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(Myself and Nick Shuley, hanging by the bar and the merch table. Nick is one of the local Sony/BMG Music reps. I’ve actually been working with Nick since I was the music editor at The Daily Texan, and he’s one of the best… and no, I do not know how some weird white light thing popped up on my shirt.)

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(Next up was Autolux, delivering some space-rock jams from their recent release, Future Perfect.)

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(Between sets upstairs, folks could come outside and sample some sounds from “The King of Sixth Street,” one of the fixtures of the famous strip of clubs.)

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(Sharin Foo of The Raveonettes takes the stage and gets the crowd going early on.)

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(Sharin’s musical other half, Sune Rose Wagner, lends a hand on The Parish stage.)

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(The Raveonettes blend covers of oldies like “My Boyfriend’s Back” with their own, blissed-and-hissed rock tunes.)

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