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Ryan Adams Plays The Grateful Dead

“Adams befriended Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead, after first meeting him at the Jammys awards in New York in 2005. The two performed Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter’s Grateful Dead classic, Wharf Rat. Adams performed at subsequent outings of Phil Lesh and Friends, including a two-night stand at Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside of Denver, Colorado and on New Year’s Eve 2005 at the Bill Graham Event Center in San Francisco. Throughout 2006, Lesh’s live performances included compositions by Adams, including several from Cold Roses (Cold Roses, Let It Ride, and Magnolia Mountain).”

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String Cheese Incident: Trick or Treat – Best of Halloween

With Halloween concert season coming up soon it seems everyone is getting geared up for their own show plans.  My personal plans for Halloween 2009 include Festival 8, however, just a few years back I spent my Halloween at Vegoose in 2005, and managed to catch what turned out to be an amazing show by [...]

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Free Panjea Album w/ Chris Berry and Michael Kang

Panjea, the african rhythm band led by Chris Berry who has toured for a couple years now with Michael Kang of String Cheese Incident, is giving away a free album featuring live tracks from their summer tour.  I had a chance to see these guys at Summer Camp 2006 and interview them for Burning Oak, [...]

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Streaming Inbox: Rodriguez – Cold Fact

Artist: Rodriguez Album: Cold Fact Label: Light In The Attic I got wind of this vinyl reissue today from the folks at Light In The Attic, a record label in my newly adopted home of Seattle, and I thought checking out the album would be a good way to get acquainted with the happenings in [...]

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Aaron Schroeder – Black & Gold for $3.99!

This just in, get your own real-life, non-downloaded copy of Aaron Schroeder’s most recent CD, Black & Gold, for just $5.99 shipped straight to your door. I’ve only written briefly about his last album, Southern Heart In Western Skin, but it was quite amazing and is still a staple in my road trip selections, between [...]

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Contrast Podcast – Song Chain

  It’s been a long time since I have contributed to the Contrast Podcast.  For those who don’t know, it’s something of a meta-podcast of music bloggers.  If you take a look at the blogroll on the sidebar of the website, you can see just how extensive the list of contributers has become.  The theme [...]

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SXSW: Megan Melara @ Flipnotics

Quickly after Gina Lee & The Brisket Boys left the stage, Megan Melara walked on and began her set. She had a very good vibe and performed nearly all originals if I recall correctly, with the exception of a wonderful rendition of Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah.” I did manage to find a copy of her [...]

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SXSW: Gina Lee & The Brisket Boys @ Flipnotics

After awaking with something of a dry throat Friday after quite an enjoyable Thursday evening, my hosts and I headed to Flipnotics coffee shop where they were both playing. Since I haven’t mentioned so far, I was staying with my cousin Sweet Basil McJagger, organist for The Derailers, and his wife Gina Lee, Austin’s finest [...]

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SXSW: Best Attempts At Booker T, Salvaged By Jazz-Hop

Click for more Flickr photos. After catching the last of Bishop Allen’s set we headed towards the downtown region across the river to Antone’s to get in line for the Booker T & The MGs show around 6. Little did we know they would let us stand in line until 7:30 before making us aware [...]

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SXSW: Bishop Allen @ Schuba’s Day

Alright, many server issues aside I can get back to my SXSW coverage. After heading out from seeing The Teeth we walked across the street to the Schuba’s 11th Annual SXSW Roundup. I still can’t figure out what a Chicago venue is doing throwing parties in Austin, but all the power to them. I only [...]

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