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Plugged in - ASD's music picks for Wednesday, June 6 - By - June 6, 2007 - SF Weekly
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Plugged in — ASD's music picks for Wednesday, June 6

Tangerine trees and marmalade skies: Bryan Scary & the Shredding Tears, 9pm, with My Revolver at Elbo Room. $7.The Shredding Tears (Black & Greene), the debut album from 23-year-old auteur Bryan Scary, succeeds either because of its laser-accurate reproduction of old Beatles, Kinks, and Bowie or despite it, I'm not sure. It feels a little cheap to laud Scary, who did everything except play drums here, for being a great mimic — with its deft melodies, expert arrangements, and arch campiness, The Shredding Tears is a pleasurable ride even if the scenery is a little too familiar.” —Chicago Reader