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Deerhunter: The Tall Guy

Stevie Chick, MOJO, June 2013

Corrupted from birth by Lou Reed, driven by his own otherness and "music that sounds haunted", Deerhunter's Bradford Cox is the most intense, extraordinary, outspoken rock star in the world today. Invited to Atlanta for soul food and shoegaze, MOJO encounters anger, "arrested development" and — unexpectedly — Brad's dad. "I was born to be a fly in the ointment," Cox tells Stevie Chick.

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