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Interview: Daniela Gesundheit of Snowblink

Interview: Daniela Gesundheit of Snowblink

David Harris July 7, 2010 0

I was lucky enough to catch Snowblink and sit down with frontwoman Daniela Gesundheit after her opening set for Owen Pallett. Though the discussion was brief we talked about nature imagery in writing, Toronto

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Revisit: Mr. Bungle: California

Revisit: Mr. Bungle: California

Jory Spadea July 5, 2010 0

Revisit: Mr. Bungle California 1999 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. Like all Mr. Bungle albums, California is an oddity; a freak of musical nature;

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Concert Review: Broken Bells

Concert Review: Broken Bells

Stacey Pavlick June 28, 2010 1

Of course, by now we all know that the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. Good job, many congrats, great series and all of that. I say this as a Philadelphian who only gives

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Concert Review: Sting

Concert Review: Sting

David Harris June 24, 2010 0

It’s quite easy to be cynical about Sting. Mostly it’s because he writes naïve, romantic love songs that teeter between heartfelt and cloying. I first discovered his music when I was 16, a time

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Concert Review: The Sadies/Kurt Vile

Concert Review: The Sadies/Kurt Vile

Chris Middleman June 23, 2010 0

Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood likes to think itself some kind of Little San Francisco. Here you’ll find the famous troll sculpture, hiding under the George Washington Memorial Bridge and a Lenin statue, imported to this

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Interview: Laura Burhenn of the Mynabirds

Interview: Laura Burhenn of the Mynabirds

Neal Fersko June 22, 2010 0

I was amazed to get the message that Laura Burhenn would be walking towards me from the studios of NPR, a two mile trek in the blazing and nearly shadeless concrete of Washington, D.C.’s

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Revisit: Belly: Star

Revisit: Belly: Star

Stacey Pavlick June 21, 2010 0

Revisit: Belly Star 1993 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. The year was 1993 and a boy said to me, “You know, you kinda look

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Concert Review: LCD Soundsystem/Holy Ghost!

Concert Review: LCD Soundsystem/Holy Ghost!

Nathan Kamal June 20, 2010 0

Portland’s Roseland Theater is one of the few local music venues that I rarely frequent and as per my legendary lack of sense of direction, I got a little lost in rainy downtown. Fortunately,

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Interview: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater

Interview: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater

David Harris June 17, 2010 0

Any fan of Shearwater knows that frontman Jonathan Meiburg loves birds. Besides being an ornithologist, he also names songs and even his band after birds. I decided not to ask him about birds or

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Concert Review: Toots and the Maytals

Concert Review: Toots and the Maytals

David Harris June 15, 2010 0

I once had the honor of seeing James Brown for $10. It was sometime in 2000 or 2001 at an outdoor festival in Philadelphia and I can’t remember anyone else on the bill except

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