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JEFF the Brotherhood

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
  2.   Sixpack
  3.   U Got the Look
  4.   Bummer
  5.   Stay Up Late
  6.   Mellow Out
  7.   Cool Out
  8.   Shredder
  9.   Diamond Way
  10.   Black Cherry Pie
  11.   Glen Echo
  12.   I Dream Of Jake And Jamin
  13.   Whatever I Want
  14.   Dark Energy
  15.   Dream Theatre Dream
  16.   Changes
  17.   Pillars of Creation
  18.   My Back Hurts
  19.   In My Dreams
  20.   Stoo a Soop
  21.   The Tropics
  22.   Dreamscape
  23.   Coat Check Girl
  24.   Mystified Minds
  25.   Mystery
  26.   Growing
  27.   Endless Fire
  28.   Melting Place
  29.   Doo It Again
  30.   Continental Breakfast
  31.   Radiating Fiber Plane
  32.   Oh Globe
  33.   Cujo
  34.   Region Of Fire
  35.   Food and Wine Festival
  36.   Shuck the Corn
  37.   Cancer Killer
  38.   Liquid Onyx
  39.   Solstice Canyon
  40.   Mary of Silence
  41.   In My Mouth
  42.   Seasonal Jam
  43.   Screaming Banshee
  44.   Particle Beam Dream
  45.   Ghost Ride Th' Whip To Berlin
  46.   Hypnotic Winter
  47.   Ripper
  48.   Health and Strength
  49.   Mind Ride
  50.   Bone Jam
  51.   Noo Sixties
  52.   Oh No, No You Don't
  53.   I Don't Want to Die
  54.   Staring At The Wall
  55.   Leave Me Out
  56.   Gemstone
  57.   Heavy Damage
  58.   Totally Confused
  59.   Everything I Needed
  60.   Wood Ox
  61.   Come in Alone
  62.   Karaoke, TN
  63.   Hey Friend
  64.   Country Life
  65.   Mad Dog 20/20
  66.   Doo It
  67.   Pringle Variations
  68.   Side One
  69.   Tasty Breez
  70.   Global Chakra Rhythms
  71.   Extra Good
  72.   (Intro) (Love Explosion)/Like a Fish in Water
  73.   Heavy Days
  74.   Hypnotic Mind
  75.   I Don't Need Your Tas-T
  76.   Deep Space Bound on the Edge of Reality
  77.   Heavy Krishna
  78.   Steamship
  79.   Side Two
  80.   What's a Creep
  81.   Gouge Away
  82.   Mystic Portal II
  83.   Marie Provost
  84.   Pleasure Centre
  85.   Wastoid Girl
  86.   Lightly Toasted/Burned to a Crisp
  87.   Droom Kit
  88.   Voyage into Dreams
  89.   Hot Glo O
  90.   Cosmic Vision
  91.   Prairie Song
  92.   Chilled to Bones
  93.   Some Fun

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