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Sleepy Eyes of Death, Zach Hill, and Subtle: Nectar leaks fog and incredible music

Show Date: October 8, 2008

Sleepy Eyes of Death had my full attention. The band's chilling yet warm, intoxicating yet detoxifying music is tingly and lush recorded, and pushes past itself to truly shine live. I always get lost in music at their shows – it pours out with their fog. Sleepy Eyes is the first band since Hovercraft that […]

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A Portland Excursion: Farewell to The Trucks (again), plus Head Like a Kite and Subtle

Show Date: November 7, 2008

I was dealt a double-blow last month when I learned The Trucks and Pleasureboaters, two of my favorite local(ish) bands were both breaking up. At least in The Trucks’ case, I was allowed a chance at closure, as they had three final shows scheduled – one each in Seattle, Portland, and home in Bellingham. Pleasureboaters […]

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