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#HotTakes | Week of 10.29.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Prime Number // Bitch Falcon Last Lion of Albion // Neko Case Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, January 24th @ Royale Come For Me // Sunflower Bean Frank // ARGH KiD Sinking Ship // Cake Comeback Kid // Sharon Van Etten Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, February 8th @ Royale Mr. FROSTY MAN // Sufjan Stevens Issa // Hiss Golden Messenger Love Has All Been Done Before // Jade Bird L*** Is A Bad Word // Kiiara Boys // Henry Jamison Snakes Of The World Today //…

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Cleaning out the SXSW notebook

SXSW is weird. Early on Thursday night, I went to go see Sunflower Bean again (my second time in two days, their 4th show of the day) at Stubb’s. Opening the lineup was Loretta Lynn and her stately 7-piece band. Loretta Lynn wants you to know two things: she is the Coalminer’s Daughter, and she does not like playing festival sets. The audience turnover between sets was near total, but Stubb’s is that rarest of venues that can both hold a huge crowd, and funnel a smaller crowd in front of the stage so cozily that no one feels cheated.…

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