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4/45: The Monochrome Set, “The Mating Game” c/w “J.D.H.A.N.E.Y.”

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September 19, 2018

A silly, absurdist little ditty found on an import seven inch single in 1987 would become an ally and a friend to a hormone–driven hard up teenage autistic redneck from Texas.

3/45: Smog “A Hit” c/w “Wine Stained Lips”

In our continuing series examining classic 45 singles, we step back to 1994 an anthem for low self-esteem.

2/45: Conway Twitty “I Don’t Know A Thing About Love (The Moon Song)” c/w “Don’t Cry Joni” (1984)

Over the next year, we will be highlighting 45 meaningful 45 singles, in tribute to our editor’s 45th year on the planet. This week’s entry is a classic late career hit for legendary singer Conway Twitty, coupled with a classic duet with his daughter.

1/45: Royal Trux “Back to School” c/w “Cleveland” (1993)

This week, we introduce a reoccurring feature wherein we highlight meaningful 45 singles in tribute to our editor’s 45th year on the planet. Our first selection is a noisy but delectable slice of unique sludge-rock straight out of 1993, one that is fitting to this time of year.