Cincinnati CityBeat – 8/24/12

Wussy to Join Heartless Bastards on Tour
Current local greats join former local (now Austin) greats for dates this fall

Cincy rockers Wussy have stepped up their game in terms of touring and promotions big time. It was previously announced that the group would join Cincy legends The Afghan Whigs on their upcoming U.S. tour run. Now, immediately following those (mostly sold out) dates, Wussy is set to join another local favorite, Heartless Bastards (now based in Austin, Tex.), for several shows on that band’s fall tour.. read more

Chicagoist – 8/22/12

Bucktown Arts Fest Snags “The Best Band In America” For Saturday Headliner
“Vaguely roots-rock at the core, Wussy’s music tends to unravel—marvelously—into shaggy, scuzzy drone when it breaks from the melodic fingerpicking and folk-shaded style. Wussy handles acoustic numbers as handily as it does experimental-sounding drone guitar, sort of like a band with dissociative identity disorder harmoniously fusing Sonic Youth, R.E.M. and Neil Young into one functional entity..”  read more

Chicago Magazine – 8/22/12

Wussy, ‘the Best Band in America,’ Plays the Bucktown Arts Festival
“They compress much of what I love about American rock music into a coherent, wonderful signature. Christgau hears “Flying Burrito Brothers twang in Velvet Underground drone,” to which I’d add R.E.M. jangle, Son Volt’s country stomp, and the male/female dynamics of Richard and Linda Thompson and X. It’s Americana, but Americana after everything good about rock had a decade or two to sink in..”  read more

Cincinnati CityBeat – 7/31/12

Wussy To Join Afghan Whigs U.S. Tour
Two of Cincinnati’s all-time best join forces this fall
Cincy rockers Wussy are set to join the much-celebrated Afghan Whigs’ reunion tour this fall when the band finally hits the U.S. for a string of dates. Another great exhibition of Cincy’s rich music scene, again in the national spotlight. Wussy has been touring a lot more than usual lately, including its first West Coast jaunt, so this should help raise the group’s national profile even more.. read more 


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