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JEFF the Brotherhood

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An actual brotherhood, though not actually containing anyone named Jeff, JEFF the Brotherhood is the brainchild of brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall (who also played in Be Your Own Pet). The sons of successful songwriter Robert Ellis Orrall, the Nashville duo started out in 2001 while they were still in high school. Combining psychedelic rock, garage, and power pop influences, the pair have cultivated an eccentric, driving sound that explores the boundaries of rock & roll without forgetting the importance of a solid melodic hook, at times evoking a heavier but more stripped-down version of Cheap Trick. Through their own Infinity Cat label, JEFF the Brotherhood created a prolific body of work starting in 2002 with I Like You. The band followed up with a quick run of limited albums, including 2005's The Byzantine Empire, 2006's Castle Storm, and 2008's The Boys R Back in Town. In 2009, the pair released their first widely distributed album, Heavy Days, and expanded their fan base to include the indie set through collaborations with Best Coast and Screaming Females. The year 2011 would also prove to be big for JEFF the Brotherhood, with the band releasing the live album Live at Third Man through Jack White's Third Man Records, as well as another full-length, We Are the Champions. Their next album found the band participating in two high-profile team-ups, first recording with the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, and then signing on with Warner Bros. to release their 2012 album Hypnotic Nights. In 2014, the duo followed up with Dig the Classics, an EP that found them tackling covers of artists like My Bloody Valentine, Pixies, and the Wipers. The brothers returned to the studio in 2014 with Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, the Strokes) to record their second album for Warner Bros. Wasted on the Dream saw the pair joined by bassist Jack Lawrence on all tracks, with guest spots from Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino, Diarrhea Planet's Evan Bird and Emmett Miller, and Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson. However, the band and the label had a serious falling-out, and in February 2015 JEFF the Brotherhood announced they were no longer Warner Bros. recording artists, and released Wasted on the Dream on their own Infinity Cat label in March 2015. Freed from major-label pressures and expectations, they quickly followed up in November of the same year with Global Chakra Rhythms, a hazy, experimental double LP that found them returning to the more lo-fi psych sound of their earlier days. That return to their roots continued on 2016's Zone. ~ Gregory Heaney
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  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Sixpack
  3.   U Got the Look
  4.   Bummer
  5.   Stay Up Late
  6.   Mellow Out
  7.   Diamond Way
  8.   Cool Out
  9.   Shredder
  10.   Black Cherry Pie
  11.   Ghost Ride Th' Whip To Berlin
  12.   Global Chakra Rhythms
  13.   Heavy Damage
  14.   Stoo a Soop
  15.   Coat Check Girl
  16.   I Dream Of Jake And Jamin
  17.   In My Dreams
  18.   Glen Echo
  19.   Whatever I Want
  20.   Heavy Days
  21.   Deep Space Bound on the Edge of Reality
  22.   (Intro) (Love Explosion)/Like a Fish in Water
  23.   Side Two
  24.   Shuck the Corn
  25.   Come in Alone
  26.   Side One
  27.   Cujo
  28.   Heavy Krishna
  29.   Doo It Again
  30.   Region Of Fire
  31.   Oh No, No You Don't
  32.   I Don't Want to Die
  33.   Seasonal Jam
  34.   Some Fun
  35.   Mind Ride
  36.   Totally Confused
  37.   Noo Sixties
  38.   Food and Wine Festival
  39.   Chilled to Bones
  40.   Mystified Minds
  41.   Screaming Banshee
  42.   Dream Theatre Dream
  43.   Leave Me Out
  44.   Health and Strength
  45.   Endless Fire
  46.   Bone Jam
  47.   Continental Breakfast
  48.   Tasty Breez
  49.   Hot Glo O
  50.   Doo It
  51.   Steamship
  52.   Radiating Fiber Plane
  53.   Pleasure Centre
  54.   Mary of Silence
  55.   Lightly Toasted/Burned to a Crisp
  56.   Melting Place
  57.   Changes
  58.   Ripper
  59.   Prairie Song
  60.   Hypnotic Mind
  61.   Oh Globe
  62.   Cancer Killer
  63.   Liquid Onyx
  64.   Staring At The Wall
  65.   In My Mouth
  66.   My Back Hurts
  67.   Hey Friend
  68.   Hypnotic Winter
  69.   Droom Kit
  70.   Mystery
  71.   Extra Good
  72.   Dreamscape
  73.   Pringle Variations
  74.   Growing
  75.   Gouge Away
  76.   The Tropics
  77.   Pillars of Creation
  78.   Gemstone
  79.   Particle Beam Dream
  80.   Karaoke, TN
  81.   Country Life
  82.   Solstice Canyon
  83.   Wood Ox
  84.   I Don't Need Your Tas-T
  85.   Mystic Portal II
  86.   Marie Provost
  87.   Wastoid Girl
  88.   Dark Energy