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Ann Peebles

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Ann Peebles’ 1973 hit “I Can’t Stand The Rain” is a classic of Memphis soul, but it’s just as known for its weird, blippy electric timbale, meant to mimic the sound of falling rain, as for its slow-strut atmosphere and its raw, bluesy, powerful Peebles vocal. Over the past 48 years, “I Can’t Stand The Rain” has lingered. Missy Elliott and Timbaland sampled it on Missy’s breakout hit “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” and there have been tons of other samples and covers over the years. Today, Clinic have stepped up and taking a shot at it.

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Back in 2016, Phil Elverum apparently inspired a new speaker company. That year, the Microphones/Mount Eerie songwriter announced he wouldn’t be touring. One fan, Nick Dangerfield, offered to build him 50 speakers that could be connected to an app on Elverum’s phone, so he could play live for his fans from home. This eventually led…

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