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No Depression Festival

Show Date: July 11, 2009

No Depression Festival – Short Version: It was hot. We ate barbecue. I drank a lot of beer and cider. Most of us had dirty, bare feet. Zee Avi is adorable. Jeff Fielder is totally amazing. Jessica Lea Mayfield is a lo-fi version of Jesse Sykes. Everyone loved Justin Townes Earle. No one much liked […]

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Falling Apart

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Falling Apart finds itself walking a pencil-thin line. It isn’t poppy enough to whet the thirst of mainstream country fans, and it's tainted with enough dog-in-the-pickup-truck, girlfriend’s leaving, cut-off flannel shirt honky-tonk twang to scare off the most alt-country fans. North Twin have made a decent record, but who’s going to listen to it besides […]

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Tonight's Recommend Show: Son Volt, Magnolia Electric Co, and North Twin at the Showbox

You all know you should head to the Showbox to catch the legendary Son Volt and Magnolia Electric Co. But I'm here to tell you to arrive early to catch the latest arrival on the Northwest Americana front: a new Seattle band called North Twin. The band boasts members of the now-defunct Lazy Susan and […]

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From the imaginary mailbins

This week the imaginary mailbin had loads of treasures, though a surprisingly small number of Northwest releases. Here are some highlights: Best of the bin: The Saps, a Chicago-based band whose debut release C'mon Already – Start a Fire officially (self) releases on March 27th. Expect an imaginary review forthcoming, and follow the link to […]

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