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newfaces08aug

Two Years

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New Faces consists of Nico Janssen on lyrics and lead vocals and guitars; Kyle Hove on bass and shouts and claps; and Conor Sisk on drums and those ever-present shouts and claps. These three young men from Port Townsend astonished judges into giving them first prize at the EMP Sound Off this year out of […]

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shakeltons08jan

The Shackeltons

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Proceed with exuberance: The Shackeltons' new self-titled album may lead to blown out speakers and excessive speeding. The band has found that perfect indie-rock sound, with sonically charged, powerful post-punk beats anchoring lead singer Mark Redding's talking/screaming/pleading vocals. These are eleven modern love songs. The listener is placed on a ship at sea (there are […]

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…Last the Evening

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There really is no obvious reason Carrie Akre needs to put out another record at this stage in her long and impressive career. She’s been the lead singer of three rock bands (Hammerbox, Goodness, and the Rockfords), has released two previous solo albums, with the last one, Invitation — released back in 2002 — being […]

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Always With Wings

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The Ruby Doe, hailing from Seattle and on local label Loveless Records, have just entered a new realm of their career: the 'great record' stage. Always With Wings is the third release by this three-piece post-punk/rock outfit and it abounds with full-throttle guitar rock — jagged, raw and teeming with machismo. The thumping drums (Joshua […]

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The Power of Sound

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t's been eight years since singer-guitarist Jonny Polonski released his much-acclaimed debut, Hi, My Name is Jonny. Rick Rubin of American Records produced that full-length, and while not widely popular on the mainstream front, the album still had a huge following with music fans and insiders. No suprise as Polonsky was discovered Frank Black, and […]

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JPinterview-04oct

Catching Up with Jonny Polonsky

Recently signed to Loveless Records, Jonny Polonsky, brings his catchy yet tricky pop legacy to the stellar label with an indie rock blackheart. Jonny and imaginary girl Liz recently pummelled each other with emails and exchanged ideas on the indie rock musicals and Jonny's past, present, and future. TIG: What is your favorite kind of […]

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