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Revolver's "No Distortion" series invites heavy music artists to ditch their amps, pare down their songs, and showcase their intimate side. In this episode, Mike Scheidt, singer, guitarist and principal songwriter for sludge-doom act YOB, welcomes us onto his father's tree farm just outside of Eugene, Oregon, where he delivers a stripped-down, transcendent reinterpretation of their epic song "Marrow," from 2014's album 'Clearing the Path to Ascend.'
Steely Dan are definitely their own monumental idiosyncratic impossible-to-duplicate entity, but they've also felt important as part of a collective continuum -- a '70s band that reached out to a '50s past and rippled through pop music well past the '90s into now. Subsequently, Aja isn't just their most well-known and best-selling album, it's also … More »