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By GENE STOUT
In an interview last week, Northwest singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile revealed that she has left Columbia Records, her longtime label, to chart a new course. It’ll be exciting to see what happens next.
This fall, she and “the twins” – Tim and Phil Hanseroth – will hole up in a cabin in the San Juan [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, whose voice is among the most powerful and stirring in the Northwest, calls her new CD “a rock ‘n’ roll symphony album.”
“It really is the meeting of two worlds, two different kinds of artists who got together for completely different reasons,” Carlile says.
“Brandi Carlile — Live at Benaroya Hall [...]
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The 2011 BECU ZooTunes concert series opens with Taj Mahal June 22 at the Woodland Park Zoo.
Other performers in this year’s series include Lucinda Williams June 29, The Robert Cray Band June 30, Indigo Girls July 20-21, Brandi Carlile July 29, k.d. lang Aug. 10, The Go-Go’s Aug. 14 and Aimee Man Aug. 21, [...]
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The things you learn by perusing your Inbox.
Last week I found out that “We Got the Beat,” The Go-Go’s’ proto-girl-power anthem, “is the Girl Scouts Rock! Powered by Roland theme song.” (Roland is the keyboard maker.)
“This year will mark the 30th anniversary of (the debut Go-Go’s album) ‘Beauty and the Beat,’ ” guitarist Charlotte Caffey [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Singer-songwriter Joe Pug, who opens Wednesday (Aug. 11) for the remarkable Levon Helm Band at the Woodland Park Zoo, has earned quite the reputation for “Messenger,” the follow-up to his EP “Nation of Heat.”
“Unless your surname is Dylan, Waits, Ritter or Prine,” a Paste Magazine writer opined, “you could face-palm yourself to death [...]
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