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Alt Country Concert Showstopper

Showstopper '09: Neko Case 4/2/09 – Variety Playhouse

I’m not sure I’m even qualified to report on what I witnessed last night in Little Five Points, but I’ll give it a try.  Songstress/songwriter Neko Case performed a fantastic set in front of a sold out crowd at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA (tons of great pics here!). She and her five piece […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 2-2-09

Depending on the caliber of music released daily, I’m hoping to get these out more often, but 2 in less than 1 month (not counting Narks and Mashed Up 3 soon) will have to do for now.  This edition showcases a couple of D-I-Y artists (Marc with a C, Kyle Andrews), a rising Detroit electro […]

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Folk

Neko Case: Good Cause, Great Singer

I’ve mentioned the goodness that is Neko Case before.  Her chanteuse way caught my attention on her last album, Fox Confessor Brings the Flood and I’ve been a follower ever since. In support of her highly anticipated album, Middle Cyclone, Ms. Case is taking a unique approach to generating awareness.  As a known animal lover, […]

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Alt Country

Idgy Vaughn: Story of the "River"

Idgy Vaughn is a refreshing addition to the country/folk rock scene by way of Austin, Texas. Pop Candy blogger, Whitney Matheson, expressed her appreciation for Vaughn’s “groovy…wailing” on the outstanding “Red Bone Hound” and after a listen I was immediately hooked. Vaughn’s affinity for poetic story-telling and breathy vocals make for easy listening no matter […]

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Alt Country

Recovery Post: 'Bright'en Up

What can I say, an insane week in Acapulco followed by a birthday bonanza/St. Patty’s Day extravaganza doesn’t leave a lot of brain cells left for blog material. Here’s the recovery post… For the most part, there are some artists that you love or hate. There isn’t an in-between. You either check for everything they […]