Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stellarondo’s Mash Note from Rick Bass

If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you know that I’m a fan of the intersection of literature and music. I think the resulting art is often enhanced by the exposure of musicians to books, or writers to … Continue reading

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Genital Hospital Plays Their Last Show This Friday

I’ve been meaning to write about Genital Hospital for a while now – and to see them live, as well. Apparently if I wait long enough on something like this, the band goes and breaks up, and I almost end … Continue reading

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Andy Says So: Grave Babies

Continuing the string of recommendations from Andy of Fensepost, let’s check out Grave Babies.  Seattle’s Grave Babies put out a 7″ on Hardly Art and have an EP called Gothdammit coming out on April 17th. Like Orcas, Grave Babies have … Continue reading

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Album Review: Kat Terran – Lion & Blue

Kat Terran – Lion & Blue (2002, Little Roar Records) I acquired this CD in Neenah, Wisconsin after playing with Southerly, and with Kat Terran’s band Snowdrift. Snowdrift — who are from Seattle — didn’t have much recorded at the … Continue reading

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Andy Says So: Orcas

Since I’ve struggled a bit lately to stay on top of new bands, I enlisted the help of music blogger and all-around good guy Andy Fenstermaker of Fensepost to direct me to a handful of up-and-coming Pacific Northwest artists. Challenging … Continue reading

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Blues Revival through Seattle: GravelRoad Carrying on Harry Smith’s legacy

On April 6, 2012, two different strands of the newest blues movements will be on display in Seattle. Seattle’s own GravelRoad, promoting their excellent progressive/ acid blues album Psychedelta, will be at the Funhouse, and Portland’s Tango Alpha Tango, whom … Continue reading

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