SXSW 2007: Andrew Bird

Recorded Live on March 15, 2007, Produced by WXPN

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Set List

  • "Scythian Empires"
  • "Imitosis"

Andrew Bird first surfaced in the public consciousness as a sort of hot-jazz hipster, albeit one with an eccentric side. Unlikely as it once seemed, Bird emerged as one of the most inventive and acclaimed multi-instrumentalists around. But his music quickly grew moodier and less tethered to trends — not to mention genres — as his creative output piled up. With Bird's latest album, Armchair Apocrypha, he continues to prove himself as a performer of significant elegance and depth.

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