Thursday, May 14, 2009

Gonerfest Cleans Up

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2009 at 3:49 PM

File Under "Plan Ahead": The good folks at Goner Records announced today a preliminary lineup for Gonerfest Six, slated for September 24-26 in Memphis. Among the highlights is a reunion of the classic Memphis garage-rock band the Compulsive Gamblers, featuring Jack Yarber and Greg Cartwright, emerging cult fave No Bunny, and recent Goner signee the Box Elders.

But the real story here is the inclusion of New Zealand semi-pop legends The Clean, a great droning guitar band in the Velvet Underground tradition. Here's a vintage clip:

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