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The So So Glos

Influenced by the punk energy of the Clash, the garage rock of the Stooges, and the '60s pop of the Kinks, the So So Glos are a politically charged punk outfit from Brooklyn, New York. Brothers Alex (lead vocals, bass) and Ryan Levine (guitar) and stepbrother Zach Staggers (drums) had played in bands together from a young age -- early incarnations included SPITT, Urban Eyze, and Every Other Weekend -- but only began touring when they recruited guitarist Matt Elkin in 2007, the same year they released their self-titled debut album. Frustrated by the lack of under-21 venues in their hometown, in 2008 they joined with D.I.Y. show promoter Todd P to co-found an all-ages venue, the Market Hotel, before touring in support of Titus Andronicus and Santigold in the U.S. and the Virgins and ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead in the U.K. A year later, they released their Tourism/Terrorism EP, and followed it with another EP, Low Back Chain Shift, in 2010. That same year, the Market Hotel was shut down and they opened up a new venue for local D.I.Y. punks at the appropriately named Shea Stadium, which went on to expand beyond the boroughs and attract bands from all over the country. Their second long-player, the breakthrough Blowout, was released in 2013 and merited inclusion in a number of year-end lists by major publications. In the process of writing the follow-up, the So So Glos nearly imploded, but they managed to record Kamikaze, their third LP, which was released in 2016. ~ Jon O'Brien & Neil Z. Yeung
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  1.   Song
  2.   Lost Weekend
  3.   Low
  4.   Dizzy
  5.   My Block
  6.   Isn't It a Shame
  7.   Blowout
  8.   Island Ridin'
  9.   Everything Revival
  10.   Live Like T.V.
  11.   Wrecking Ball
  12.   The Fisticuffs
  13.   Down the Tubes
  14.   Cadaver
  15.   Fool on the Street
  16.   Sunny Side
  17.   Devil's Doing Handstands
  18.   Going Out Swingin'
  19.   Missionary
  20.   Dancing Industry
  21.   We Got the Days
  22.   From Her Beacon Hand, Glos
  23.   Black And Blue
  24.   Hurricane Heart Attack
  25.   The Dead, The Gone & The Cosmos
  26.   99°
  27.   Junkie Story
  28.   Seventeen
  29.   Irish Rose
  30.   Ruskie Kills Femme
  31.   Broken Mirror Baby
  32.   Mold Baby (& The Queen Midas)
  33.   There's a War
  34.   Throw Your Hands Up
  35.   Love or Empire
  36.   Execution
  37.   Island Loops
  38.   Underneath the Universe
  39.   Here Comes the Neighborhood
  40.   Lindy Hop
  41.   Fred Astaire
  42.   New Stance
  43.   Son of an American
  44.   Inpatient
  45.   Xanax
  46.   Magazine
  47.   All of the Time
  48.   Speakeasy
  49.   Diss Town
  50.   A.D.D. Life
  51.   Kings County II: Ballad of a So So Glo
  52.   House of Glass

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