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Concert Review | Blind Pilot at Plush in Saint Louis

Photo by Chris Lay They’re playing our song They’re playing our song Can you see the light? Can you hear the hum?  I still have chills, so let’s start at the end. It was the only encore of the evening, and Israel Nebeker politely asked us to halt our conversations so we could be together. … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Blind Pilot – We Are The Tide

Tonight I’m in love with everybody on the city bus Tomorrow night at Plush in Saint Louis ($13-15), Portland-based Blind Pilot will be playing songs from their 2011 release, We Are The Tide, one of our favorite albums of last year. It’s a fine follow-up to their 2008 debut, 3 Rounds and a Sound, providing … Read more

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The Best Songs of 2011 | 50 – 26

Check out songs 100-76 and 75-51. Keep up with our ever growing list on Spotify! 50 The Black Keys – Lonely Boy [buy the album] [more Black Keys on Speakers] 49 Steve Earle – Waitin’ on the Sky [buy the album] [more Earle on Speakers] 48 Frightened Rabbit – Fuck This Place [buy the album] … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Blind Pilot – Keep You Right

In a lot of ways, summer is about getting away, breaking free from whatever it is you do to make a living. That’s what keeps me sane – knowing that there are days ahead where I’ll be on my own, not looking at a spreadsheet or dealing with a budget. Music, of course, is also … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Priory – Lady of Late

Photo courtesy of Expunged Records “I was born with a heart of stone/ until you came along/ and you broke my throne…” You know what sucks? Purposely avoiding the lures of love, accidentally falling into it, and finally having your heart stomped flat by a dude in baseball cleats. Or a chick in stilettos. Either … Read more