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…and now we have a cover story to show for it. Darrow Montgomery and I recently spent three days at sea with nine bands, 380 fans, and one puppet show. What’d we learn on the Bruise Cruise? For starters, that nothing—-not even garage rock and a coterie of like-minded scenesters—-can keep the seductive monotony of a cruise ship at bay. We boarded as Bruisers. We left as Cruisers.

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Awesome animated GIF by Darrow Montgomery