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The Kinman brothers have come a long way from Rank and File to their latest project together, Cowboy Nation. As the old needlepoint sampler on the wall clearly observes, the only constant in life is change, and no two people exemplify that homily any more plainly than brothers Chip and Tony Kinman. From their early punk leanings in The Dils in the late '70's to the initial cowpunk brilliance and the later near metal cacophony of Rank and File (which included Alejandro Escovedo) to the electronic industrial complex of Blackbird, the Kinmans have always been incredibly restless creatively, and always willing to explore the boundaries. ...