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Justin Townes Earle and the Sadies at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle.

Double-Barrel Show: Justin Townes Earle and The Sadies at the Neptune Theatre {May 30}

Justin Townes Earle will perform at The Neptune Theatre, with special guests The Sadies and Sammy Brue, on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (get tickets / more info). “I certainly don’t blame the public for never having heard of me,” The Sadies singer and guitarist, Dallas Good, recently told the Salt Lake City Weekly. I kind […]

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Imaginary Interview with Maggie Bjorklund {playing w/CoBirds Unite 8/17 at the Triple Door}

Sometimes record labels fall in love with someone at first sight (sound?) too. Danish pedal guitar angel Maggie Bjorklund was weaving steel around blood and whiskey singer-songwriter Mark Pickerel at SXSW, and beloved no-goddamned-depression-at-all super-roots Bloodshot felt their hearts throb as their ears glowed to her holy sounds. They snatched her up and earlier this […]

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The Excitement of Maybe

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Exene Cervenka listened to aching pop gems on the little AM radio in her family’s 1959 Dodge as she grew up, soaking in the streams of romantic longing of Brenda Lee, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, and Peggy Lee as the rain hit the windows. That haunted, pine-freshener smelling, cigarette burns on the leatherette seats feel […]

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Coming Home

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Bloodshot Records, a label always known for high quality music as well as eclectic realness, has put out the new album by Steve Fisk and Johnny Sangster guitar/steel guitarist session player Maggie Bjorklund. It’s a dreamy, waltzy, life-in-amber collection of seaside castaway whirls and marches. If you remember Bjorklund’s work with Danish band the Darleens, […]

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Exene Cervenka's record store tour

Record stores have, like nearly every business, not fared particularly well in the economic climate of the past few years. In fact, they have likely had a much more difficult time staying solvent as the move towards more people getting their music online than at retail stores. At the beginning of this year, the first […]

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Record Store Day @ Easy Street

Happy (almost) Record Store Day! (It's April 19th, in case you hadn't heard.) To celebrate, Easy Street Records is hosting a great free all-ages show at the Queen Anne location. Music starts at 5PM with special guest star Anna, followed by Mark Pickerel, and then the incomparable Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter anchoring the […]

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Steel Guitar Heart Attack

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Excluding enthusiasts, an album consisting of purely guitar instrumentals can get old real fast. Even though I possess an amateur proficiency on the instrument and think that it has contributed as much to the world as, say, electricity, I must admit that I was a little skeptical of Jon Rauhouse’s Steel Guitar Heart Attack. Never […]

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