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Rachel Flotard of Visqueen.
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March 17, 2010 A tribute to frontwoman Rachel Flotard's late father, Visqueen's Message to Garcia practically spills over with colossal power-pop gems. The charismatic band opened NPR Music's showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas, on March 17.
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March 12, 2010 In Visqueen's crunchy, urgent power-pop song "Hand Me Down," crunchy guitars and Rachel Flotard's incomparable voice simultaneously destroy and mesmerize. As its title suggests, "Hand Me Down" (available here for free download) is rooted in a singular bond that spans generations.
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December 14, 2009 On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen talks with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson and All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton about the year in music. What were the biggest surprises of 2009? What were the best new bands and the best songs? Listen and let us know what you think.
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November 24, 2003 Visqueen is the waterproof plastic sheeting Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge wanted Americans to put over windows to protect against anthrax. It's also the name of a new band from Seattle that pairs two young musicians with one of the city's established and best-loved music figures, Kim Warnick. Hear Marcie Sillman.
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