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New Times

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New Times

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

”I’m an old man,” wails Gordon Gano. ”I got an old man’s pain.” No longer the poet laureate of puberty, the top Femme (now 30) ushers his Milwaukee trio into maturity with a new drummer and new label. With New Times, the sound hasn’t changed much-bare-bones punkabilly with killer hooks and dive-bombing bass lines-but this time the Femmes cook up some real steam, something they haven’t done since 1984’s rowdy Hallowed Ground. A-