Archive | Tom Brosseau

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2013: a mostly-local year in the rearview mirror {pt. II}

{This is part two of my 2013 year in review — check out part one here, and the accompanying Spotify playlist here. Don't forget, if you like something you hear on the Spotify, BUY THE MUSIC. That's how it works!} David Bazan at the Neptune, as part of the Barsuk 15th-year anniversary shows. Summer — […]

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The weekend in photos: Sasquatch! 2012, part III

{This is part three of a three-part Sasquatch! 2012 photo recap. Be sure to check out part one here, and part two here!} The last day of a festival often comes with a mixture of relief and nostalgia, concurrent: on one hand, you're tired, dirty, a little dehydrated, and longing for a real cup of […]

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Did you make your Sasquatch! schedule yet? Here's our picks!

It seems crazy to be talking about it already, but ready or not, 2012's Sasquatch! Music Festival is right around the corner! Next weekend, in fact, we'll be packing up our cars and celebrating the impending start of summer by spending a long weekend in the sun, poring over four days of band schedules and […]

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Recommended show: Tom Brosseau live on A Prairie Home Companion this Saturday {1/15}

There are days when I miss the land of actual mailing lists, of finding out about a band’s appearance close to your town only by way of a fateful bright piece of cardstock-turned-band-mailer that would come in the post by surprise. Today is not one of those days. Thanks to Twitter, we’re delighted to find […]

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Tom Brosseau live at the Tractor Tavern

Show Date: June 23, 2009

Shy Midwesterner, Tom Brosseau, claimed the stage dressed like a Sears fashion model with a white shirt, Dockers slacks and a bolo tie. He appears like a figure trapped in the 1950s and his music reflects this anachronism quite well. His newest record, Posthumous Success, is a rootsy collection of country folk. Live, he reconstructed […]

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Tom Brosseau, Hauschka & Rafael Anton Irisarri at the Triple Door

Show Date: November 20, 2008

The Triple Door is one of the best venues I've been to since arriving in our fair city of Seattle. It's dark, hushed, comfortable, and the sound is spectacular. It's not to say that the grittiness of the Ballard bars or the expanse of the Showbox don't have their appeals – trust me, they do […]

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