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SHOWS TO GET PSYCHED FOR :: 09.29.14 - 10.05.14

This week at The Jefferson:

  • THUOf Montreal with Pillar Point
  • FRI: The Devil Makes Three with Phillip Roebuck
  • SAT: Foxygen with Dub Thompson

This week at The Southern:

  • MONVacationer with Brick + Mortar
  • THUScythian with Ben-David Warner and Joe Basconi
  • FRI: Robert Jospé Express CD Release Party ft. Butch TaylorDane AldersonBrian Mesko, & Robert Jospé
  • SAT: 106.1 The Corner’s 8th Birthday Celebration ft. Mike Doughty

10-Word Reviews: Allah-Las, Death From Above 1979, Delta Spirit, Marco Benevento, Mike Doughty, Odesza, Vance Joy, William Onyeabor

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Artist: Allah-Las

Album: Worship the Sun

Label: innovative Leisure

In 10 words or less: Awesome acoustics and experimental rhythms with the same harmonizing vocals.

Download this track: "Ferus Gallery" and "Nothing to Hide"

Stars: 4.6

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Artist: Death From Above 1979

Album: The Physical World

Label: Last Gang Records / Warner Bros.

In 10 words or less: Less punk, lack of variation between tracks, experimentation with sounds. 

Download this track: "White Is Red"

Stars: 2.8

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SHOWS TO GET PSYCHED FOR :: 09.22.14 - 09.28.14

This week at The Pavilion:

  • FRIThe Head & The Heart with The Belle Brigade

This week at The Jefferson:

  • SATSons of Bill with Israel Nash

This week at The Southern:

  • TUEEthan Johns with Lauren Hoffman
  • WEDAll Them Witches with Shagwüf
  • THUAndrew Combs and Matthew Perryman Jones with Jillian Edwards
  • FRI: Official The Head & The Heart After Party ft. Avers with White Laces
  • SAT: The Official Sons of Bill After Party with Friends of Bill - FREE SHOW
  • SUNAdrian Duke - FREE SHOW

10 Word Reviews: Interpol, The Kooks, Banks, Justin Townes Earle, Greensky Bluegrass

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Artist: Interpol

Album: El Pintor

Label: Matador

In 10 Words: Moody lyrics with a dreamscape sound, but a bit predictable.

Download This Track: "My Blue Supreme"

Stars: 3.8/5

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Artist: The Kooks

Album: Listen

Label: Virgin / EMI

In 10 Words: Adventurous musically and lyrically with a fun, new funk influence.

Download This Track: “Forgive & Forget”

Stars: 4.2/5

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Artist: Banks

Album: Goddess

Label: Harvest

In 10 Words: Slightly dark, but same great vocals and exploring new sounds.

Download This Track: “You Should Know Where I’m Coming From”

Stars: 3.6/5

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Artist: Justin Townes Earle

Album: Single Mothers

Label: Vagrant

In 10 Words: Smooth and blissful sounding jams for a lazy fall day.

Download This Track: "Single Mothers," of course

Stars: 4.6/5

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Artist: Greensky Bluegrass

Album: If Sorrows Swim

Label: Big Blue Zoo

In 10 Words: Same skilled picking and great lyrics with a new energy.

Download This Track: “Windshield” and “Demons”

Stars: 4.8/5

[Editor’s Note: Greensky Bluegrass will be performing at the Jefferson Theater with Swear & Shake this Thursday, September 18.]

Daillen Culver is a fourth year student at the University of Virginia, majoring in Arts Administration. Originally from Vail, Colorado, she enjoys hiking, skiing, camping, and rafting. Some of her favorite bands include Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes, Pepper, Railroad Earth, and Rubblebucket.

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