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20 words each on 11 of the Best Releases of 2010

{Shabazz Palaces photo from the Three Imaginary Girls Flickr Pool by Jason Tang} Through sheer quirk of fate and possibly my own fatally quirky tastes, the top spots for my four favorite records of the year were given to two separate EPs by two different bands. I’m going to start my Top 20 of 2011 list […]

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Cobirds Unite

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It’s charming to consider what recent gig-attending fans of Frank Black, Chrissie Hynde, and Bob Mould who first get to hear Rusty Willoughby and Rachel Flotard come out and sing and play might think of Cobirds Unite, album and band (there are plenty of music lovers who will have their chance, as the band tours […]

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Message To Garcia

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She just spent Christmas in Vientiane, Laos, teaching English and helping a village raise many children. She sings a lot with fellow blazing-heart redhead Neko Case, including on noteworthy national television like on David Letterman’s show. She spent the past several years nursing her New Jersey dad, taking him into her Seattle home and caring […]

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