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Meet Smoosh's Bass Player!

Smoosh has just announced that they've added a bass player to their touring line-up; Asya and Chloe's little sister Maia will be handling bass duties as the sisters rock the sunny stages across the US.

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Latest comment by: adel: "wow"

Hardly Art adds Le Loup, Barsuk adds David Bazan

Exciting news from a couple of great local Northwest labels!

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Spend your weekend with Calvin and Hutch

A weekend with two of my favorite beguiling heartthrobs AND sunshine... I nearly faint at the thought.

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Latest comment by: Krause: "Portland is for hippies."

Aqueduct — Or Give Me Death

Aqueduct -- Or Give Me Death
Or Give Me Death has grown on me, oozing into my skin in a way I never would have expected. The hooks! The horns!

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Latest comment by: Imaginary-Kiku: "Aw I think it deserves more than a 7.1 :] I mean, don't you find the slight waivers in his voice...endearing? "

Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter — Like, Love, Lust & the Open Halls of the Soul

Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter -- Like, Love, Lust & the Open Halls of the Soul
Take one part gothic-noir diva with the mysterious beauty of a young Emmylou Harris (and the lisp of Sean Connery)...

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Menomena — Friend and Foe

Menomena -- Friend and Foe
Such is the infectiousness of an album I can't quite relegate to experimental, because it's more successful than that, and can't simply call "indie," because they're so much better than Clap Your Hands Say Eh.

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A Very Merry Imaginary Karaoke Bash!

Ho ho ho! 'Tis about that time to kick off the holiday season imaginarily!

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Viva Voce — Get Yr Blood Sucked Out

Viva Voce - Get Yr Blood Sucked Out
Get Yr Blood Sucked Out (aawww, doesn't that just scream marital bliss) marks the third album for the Portland-via-Alabama band, and they've crafted an album full of dark rock & roll best heard late at night

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What Made Milwaukee Famous — Trying to Never Catch Up

What Made Milwaukee Famous -- Trying to Never Catch Up
Trying To Never Catch Up is interesting as a debut album because the band is obviously not locked into any genre...

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A Steak Dinner with The Long Winters' John Roderick and Harvey Danger's Sean Nelson

What are the pudgy, myopic kids of the Niagara Falls area going to do with their one $15 that they have to spend all year? (squeaky kid voice) "I can see Harvey Danger or I can see the Long Winters."

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