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Brown Bag Alley

TSOD: The Science of Deduction, the sound of induction?

~ by Cindy Teixeira / Brown Bag Alley blog ~ TSOD: -, the sound of induction? For those of you unfamiliar with the classic “new wave” synthesizer sound, as it was called back in the post punk days, The Science of Deduction is a fine example of what you’ve missed so far and a preview to what is coming. BAND MEMBERS: Doug Hallet (The Dents, Dream 286, Danse Macabre, Ubu Roi, Tesla Coil), Jim Jones (Pogrom, Ex-Machina, Raspberry Playground), Curt Rowlett (The Conch Pistils, Tombstones), Cathy Sorbo (The Sympathy Cards, Zooma Bella) https://www.facebook.com/TSODband http://thescienceofdeductionband.com https://www.reverbnation.com/thescienceofdeduction My first exposure to full commercial synth music was in the movie Midnight Express. I loved
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Brown Bag Alley

Country Music: The Next Generation

~ by Cindy Teixeira / Brown Bag Alley blog ~ Country Music: The Next Generation Forget about pop country. As with all things in life, what goes around comes around and it is high time country music turned the corner and came around to the stuff that makes for good jukebox music: Two-stepping, storytelling, heart breaking/aching, twang-filled misery. Everything a country song needs, right? This summer I had the honor of attending the CD release party for one 17-year-old Connor Lewis of Tacoma. I met his father at the Grieve the Astronaut CD release event and he slipped me an advanced copy of his son’s new disc. I was curious
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Brown Bag Alley

Sugar and Spice: Why Danny Newcomb’s Music is on Your Playlist, or IS IT?

~ by Cindy Teixeira / Brown Bag Alley blog ~ Sugar and Spice: Why Danny Newcomb’s Music is on Your Playlist, or IS IT? Danny Newcomb’s album Master Wish, according to his liner notes, incubated inside for a long time before he set it free. Maybe that’s why it feels so timeless, effortless and just plain good. Danny Newcomb & The Sugarmakers https://soundcloud.com/danny-and-the-sugarmakers http://dannynewcomb.com/ I’ve read the other reviews and let’s just open the brown bag right here and throw out the apple, no one eats that anyway: There is a shit-ton of nice words in the universe lauding Danny Newcomb’s past jobs, touring with so and so and blah
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Brown Bag Alley

Getting Lost and Finding Joy with Grieve the Astronaut

~ by Cindy Teixeira / Brown Bag Alley blog ~   Getting Lost and Finding Joy with Grieve the Astronaut “…as children, we are encouraged to embrace our dreams and taught the philosophy that anything is possible. Men, women, boys, girls…we ALL have dreams. For most young boys, the dream is being an astronaut. GRIEVE THE ASTRONAUT is a metaphor embracing all of our futures and the plight of the dreamer…shattered dreams…and the idea that hope does exist…that hope rekindles our dreams…” It’s been on my playlist all summer and if you haven’t heard about it, now is the time to check out Grieve the Astronaut. Once again, the hardest
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Wavelength

Paul and Jaci Sawtelle – “Why Can’t We Live Together” Video

~ by Brody Howe ~ According to a certain Tears for Fears song, “everybody wants to rule the world.” In the case of Paul and Jaci Sawtelle, that just isn’t true. While they don’t want to rule the world, they just sure as hell want to help change it. I was asked to interview Paul and Jaci about the recently released music video for Paul’s version of Timmy Turner’s “Why Can’t We Live Together” to get a better vibe of what they were trying to accomplish with this multimedia piece. With his band, the Brotherhood of Soul, and joined by local rapper Mr. Von and singer Izzy Parker, they present
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Notes From The Underground

Talking Hip Hop w/ Frankie Starr of Lions Ambition: Album Release -Part 1

~ by Dustin Rei / Notes From The Underground blog ~ Talking Hip Hop w/ Frankie Starr of Lions Ambition: Album Release -Part 1 Since Seattle Wave Radio has welcomed me into the fold, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing just about forty musical acts. Not bad for three months work, I’d say. I’ve jammed out to rock, electronica, folk, pop, funk, soul, blues, jazz, reggae, bluegrass, and other types of music not so simply defined. There are a few genres, though, that just haven’t come up in the scheme of my work for SWR, and one of those is hip hop. This upcoming Friday, August the 14th, that shall change when the
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Notes From The Underground

CHINOOK FEST AT THE SUMMIT: THE BIRTH OF A NORTHWEST FESTIVAL

~ by Dustin Rei / Notes From The Underground blog ~ CHINOOK FEST   AT   THE SUMMIT: THE     BIRTH   OF A   NORTHWEST   FESTIVAL During Washington’s dark, frozen winter months, the Summit At Snoqualmie is a veritable hotspot for the skiers and boarders who come out in droves to hit slopes and walk in wonderlands of snow. But during the summer, the Summit stands deserted, chair-lifts abandoned and stock still in the sun, while granite –not powder– covers the exposed mountain landscape. I run the risk of sounding like a trite travel-writer in my choice of words here, but given the picturesque scenery and the way
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