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Video | Clare Burson + Peter Bradley Adams at Vintage Vinyl

Photo by Katie Guymon Last Tuesday, this here little blog hosted its first show at Off Broadway and welcomed Clare Burson and Peter Bradley Adams to Saint Louis from Brooklyn. Before the show that night, both musicians played in-stores at Vintage Vinyl. To see the entire photo set of Burson and Adams at Vintage Vinyl, … Read more

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Clare Burson (The Interview)

I don’t remember how I found Clare Burson’s music, I just know I kept listening to it when I did. I do remember the song — yes, that was “Love is Snow,” off the album Thieves. I remember it being sometime late last year, on a day when the wind howled outside. “I would give … Read more

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Speakers in Code Welcomes Clare Burson + Peter Bradley Adams

Well, this is exciting! Today, we’re proud to announce our first sponsored show as we welcome two great singer-songwriters from Brooklyn, Clare Burson and Peter Bradley Adams, to Off Broadway on Tuesday, June 14th.  Advance tickets are $10 ($13 if you’re under 21). Doors 7:30 PM/Show 8:00 PM. To say we’re fond of Burson’s 2010 … Read more

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The Best 20 Covers of 2010

So, we’ve gone through all of our favorite original songs of 2010 already. Now, it’s time to pay attention to the non-originals: the covers we enjoyed most this year. Dagnabbit, cover songs are squirrely; they are very hard to do well. Even we four at Speakers in Code know that, and all we can do is … Read more

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The Best Albums of 2010 | Part Two

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Today, we continue on with paragraphical odes to our favorite albums of 2010. To see the entire list so far, go here! Best Coast | Crazy For You (Mexican Summer) [buy] Surf. Garage. Indie. Motown. ’50s pop. Grunge. Lo-fi. Fuzz. Doo-wop. Roll up all of these genres together in equal portions, … Read more

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10 to Spin | Clare Burson

Photo Credit: Erica Beckman Sometimes I think of how life must have been for you here What life could have been like for you here What life should have been like here with you On November 9th, 1938, Clare Burson’s grandmother, Helga Rabinowitsch, left Leipzig, Germany, for the United States. Rabinowitsch fled moments before the … Read more