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Atlanta's The Black Lips Cook Up Garage Rock Chaosnew

Atlanta, Georgia's flower punks the Black Lips have taken lysergic garage rock around the globe. The band's even been forced to flee India. Here bassist Jared Swilley discusses the group's instigation nation by nation.
Montreal Mirror  |  Johnson Cummins  |  08-07-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Atlanta's Rock Scene Explodes into Brooklynnew

Through their often-astonishing live shows and impressive recordings, the Black Lips and Deerhunter, have drawn attention to a locale that has not typically been seen as a breeding ground for independent rock.
New York Press  |  Amre Klimchak  |  07-31-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Chapped Lipsnew

Nudity, corrupt cops and 12 shows in three days is par for The Black Lips' course.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Dryw Keltz  |  02-13-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Black Lips Digs Deep, Even After the Gold Rushnew

Good Bad Not Evil is the band's fourth and arguably best album, concocting and sustaining an ideal blend of humor, chops, and even a little gravity.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Stephen Deusner  |  10-29-2007  |  Reviews

The Black Lips Keep It Lo-finew

"Fuck it" might as well be the unofficial slogan of the Black Lips, who've been anointed by Rolling Stone as one of rock 'n' roll's must-see acts.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mike Usinger  |  10-12-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Flower-Punk Childrennew

The Black Lips act as rowdy curators of ’60s psychedelic rock, preserving a stripped-down sound and garage quality while resisting the smooth, crisp digital style of 21st century recording.
Jackson Free Press  |  Andi Agnew  |  09-27-2007  |  Reviews

The Black Lips Grows Up By Staying Youngnew

With Good Bad Not Evil, the band's Vice Records studio full-length debut and fifth album overall, the Georgia quartet is building more buzz than fuzz with the group's least rust-bucket, adolescence-addled collection of blues-rawk.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Tony Ware  |  09-18-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Black Lips Have Guitars, Will Travelnew

Like their live shows, the Lips’ records are a train that’s never more than a hair from running off the track. Each song on Good Bad Not Evil is a tightly wound pop gem.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Brian McManus  |  09-17-2007  |  Reviews

The Year of the Black Lipsnew

On the verge of mainstream success, the Black Lips do it their way -- but must they grow up to be taken seriously?
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mara Shalhoup  |  04-05-2007  |  Music

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