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the Graze – Give/Sell out now

After a long hiatus the graze returns with a second album of melodic indie rock, and this time it’s digital. Well the other one was digital, strictly speaking, but since “digital” now means “download” you do what the name implies … Continue reading

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The Graze – Give/Sell

Second album from one-man band the Graze. “Give/Sell is an instantly-likeable collection of lo-fi folk songs — something that’s furthered by O’Callaghan’s vocal kinship with the likes of Jeff Mangum, Ryan Adams and John Vanderslice.” – Sara Brickner, Seattle Weekly “…a … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax Volume 19

Gene Pool & Chris Poage “Ten Thousand Books” Househeld Objects “The Never Wills and the Also Rans” Can the Boy Tell Time? “Forward” Tito Ramsey “Stay in Line” Ora Cogan “Gather” Led To Sea “Dark Like Night” Levi Fuller “Sick Day” Vinca Minor “Here” This Blinding Light … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax Volume 18

Wesafari – Mako Moon The Pica Beats – Nettles Poland – Living with Victoria John Totten – 44 Women Ken Cormier – Everybody Kind Shenandoah Davis – Use Your Hands Oldman Winter – Bump in the Night The Way It … Continue reading

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Mississippi Painful – No Recession

Members of Seattle bands Open Choir Fire, An Invitation to Love, and Rosyvelt sometimes make folk music, and when they do it’s called Mississippi Painful. One Sunday in May they played ten songs at bass player Brian’s house, and recorded it live. No overdubs … Continue reading

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