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Asides From Buffalo Tom: 1988-1999 The workaday group Buffalo Tom, formed at UMass in the mid-'80s, has had more than its share of righteous moments. Though the band is still kicking...Asides From Buffalo Tom: 1988-1999Reissues The workaday group Buffalo Tom, formed at UMass in the mid-'80s, has had more than its share of righteous moments. Though the band is still kicking...2000-08-18

The workaday group Buffalo Tom, formed at UMass in the mid-’80s, has had more than its share of righteous moments. Though the band is still kicking around, Asides From Buffalo Tom: 1988-1999 sounds like a fond farewell. The majestic bummer ”Taillights Fade” hasn’t aged a bit. ”Birdbrain,” an early J. Mascis-produced track that forever tagged BT as ”Dinosaur Jr. Jr.,” has, but in a good way. Boyish guilelessness in the big, bad world of rock & roll. B