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Name: Throwaway

Line up: Kirsten Carey, guitar and vocals; Jon Taylor, drums.

Sound: This duo slides on the garage rock spectrum between avant-punk and noise-rock. 

The shtick: Throwaway is represented online as a woman with a paper bag on her head. According to the band the bag-headed woman represents "the rock goddess of legends." 

Next: The twosome's album release party for their debut album "WHAT?" is Thursday at El Club, 4114 W. Vernor in Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets cost $10-$12. All ages are welcome. Listen to the band at therealthrowaway.com. 

Melody Baetens

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