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SXSW 2007 Recaps: The Teeth @ Homeslice Pizza

Thursday, 3:15PM: After quite a lot of driving from Champaign to Austin on Tuesday and Wednesday, I struck out with my hosts on Thursday afternoon to the South Congress area of Austin. First on the agenda was food and coffee which led us to Homeslice Pizza. Good food, and conveniently a stage setup in the [...]

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The Mountain Goats: First Thoughts From A Newb

I just picked up a copy of Get Lonely by The Mountain Goats yesterday. After hearing about them for years among circles of fans whose opinions I greatly respect, I felt it was time to get my feet wet. I went into it expecting some acoustic guitars and god-knows-what attitude. What I got – from [...]

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Archive Live: Peach Truck Republic

Scanning across eMusic’s wares today I stumbled upon an album called Barnyard Blonde by Peach Truck Republic. On a whim I added it to the queue, and I’m experiencing it for the first time as I sit here and write to you. Apparently these guys have been hanging around Fort Worth, TX, since 1993. They’ve [...]

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Streaming Inbox: The Morning Benders

I just got a couple of tracks emailed to me from The Morning Benders (site). Never listened to them before but I enjoyed the tunes, especially “Last Today,” and I thought they were good enough to share. “Last Today” starts off with a nice little Beach Boys-esque vocals and bobs and meanders along for a [...]

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Keller Williams Dream

Artist: Keller Williams (website) Album: Dream (eCard) Label: SCI Fidelity (website) Release: 02/06/2007 After reading about the concept for KW’s new album, Dream, I was more than a little excited to check out the results. I’m pleased to tell you it’s an absolute success. Basically, Keller assembled a list of every artist he’d love to [...]

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First Trey Anastasio / 70 Volt Parade Jam?

This isn’t exactly a ground-breaking find or anything, as the title may suggest, but I just noticed a long-ago-downloaded track from Trey Anastasio and 70 Volt Parade labeled as “Hendrix Jam, First 70 Volt Parade Jam.” I don’t know how accurate that is, but this jam rocks my socks off: The mp3 is labeled as [...]

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Local Music: Santa

So I’ve been listening to about three songs by this band Santa for at least the last 9 months or so. They’re good. You don’t hear songwriting like this from 20-year olds very often. And when you do, you write up a post. I picked my favorite two tracks from their seven-track EP. If you’re [...]

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Archive Live: Papa Grows Funk

I’d be a liar if I said I was a huge fan, and I’d be a liar if I said I’d ever heard anything but this show, but regardless, Papa Grows Funk and members of The Neville Brothers Band rip it up during this soundboard recording, so check it out. My favorites are the “Thank [...]

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Archive Live: New Riders of the Purple Sage 1976

1976 Publicity Photo (left-right): Stephen Love, David Nelson, Buddy Cage, John Dawson, Spencer Dryden. So my experience with New Riders of the Purple Sage is pretty much limited to a couple standards I heard my dad spinnin’ as a kid and that it originated as a side project of Jerry’s. That right there is enough [...]

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Archive Live: Yonder Mountain String Band

Photo by Michael Saba. We had a great two-night run of Yonder Mountain String Band at Canopy Club this last week, I thought I’d share a recent show of theirs from Red Rocks early in September.  I’d like to share the Canopy shows but I haven’t seen them uploaded yet, so those will have to wait.  [...]

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