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#HotTakes | Week of 07.17.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Showboat // Josh Ritter Someone // Anna of the North I’d Kill For Her // The Black Angels Valley Boy // Wolf Parade Pink Chateau // In The Valley Below History Walking // Amy O King Is Born // Aloe Blacc Living On Top // Brian Olive Upcoming Show: Saturday, August 12 @ The 5 Spot, Nashville

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Review + Photos | The Black Angels @ Wonder Ballroom (PDX)

Photos by Carrie Johnston The Black Angels’ spin on 60’s psych-rock is nothing short of monumental. Jim Morrisson died too soon, but thank goodness people like Alex Maas are alive now to channel his voice and break through the haunting spectrum of sound that The Doors (Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane, et al) established. Their newest album, Indigo Meadows at once guides and disorients. Stephanie Baliey’s drumming leads a stampede of soldiers onward through a dizzying maze of fuzz, wobbles, and foreboding lyrics while the crushing power of it opens the mind and forces meditation. This is to say that it…

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