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Shinola was a rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, that existed from 1994 to 1997, and was a regular mainstay in the burgeoning local indie-rock scene of the time. Employing two guitars, electrified violin, drums, bass guitar, and occasionally Farfisa organ and banjo, their sound drew simultaneously on country/folk and punk rock influences. The band brandished left-wing politics on its album art, web site and flyers, but lyrically most of its songs focused on heartbreak. They recorded the single "Vodka" on Backporch Revolution, who released it in 1996. The record was accorded a favorable review by Billboard Magazine and other periodicals. The band had ... more on Wikipedia

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