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The Plains

Show Date: January 5, 2003

Aaron Semer of The Plains has been keeping us abreast of his band's live schedule since I briefly met him at the Six Parts Seven show back in August. Our packed schedules had been unable to align with their show schedules — until this night. Yes, we've been reading great things in the local papers, […]

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Imaginary Numbers

As an imaginary brother (that’s right, even imaginary girls have imaginary siblings) I felt I needed to contribute to my sister’s online venture. The problem is that I’m more of a down-the-middle music fan than most site subscribers and really couldn’t hold my own when it comes to cutting edge local music (which is probably […]

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Mines

Show Date: January 9, 2003

O yes, Graceland. It was our third time there in three days, and we were rarin' to go… because tonight we were going to see Mines. Look at these guys, looking so awkwardly cool for the camera, planning their west coast tour (for this February and March) and their next CD. All this, 10 minutes […]

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Cober

Show Date: January 9, 2003

Cober. What can I say about Cober? "It's hard to get over a woman with that low of a vocal range," said April, our visiting imaginary girl friend. You could definitely say that. Then I thought: perhaps that's part of the point; you're not supposed to get over this band easily, like a malingering broken […]

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Spanish for 100

Show Date: January 7, 2003

Finally: an alt-country sound with a bit more country than alt. Kinda like a de-Rhetted Old 97's. It's Spanish for 100. They were almost 70's rock arena sounding…? No, that's not quite it. But somehow when I heard them play, it evoked some sorta Neil Young-esque outdoor festival show, a peaceful easy feeling. But in […]

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