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The Weakerthans in Concert at SXSW 3/14/08

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SXSW 2008: The Weakerthans

SXSW 2008: The Weakerthans

The Weakerthans in Concert at SXSW 3/14/08

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The Weakerthans performing at SXSW. Joel Didriksen of kingpinphoto.com hide caption

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Four albums in, The Weakerthans' members are still making intelligent, punk-tinged pop music. The band's leader, John K. Samson, is a fiction writer disguised as a songwriter, crafting an impressive array of troubled wanderers and everyday Joes. In his narrative world, cats reflect on self-confidence, curlers are heroes, and Edward Hopper paintings reveal cold truths. Hear a concert recorded live from the Paste Magazine and Stereogum Party at Volume in Austin, Tex., March 14, 2008 broadcast by World Cafe.

Hear the other bands from this concert: Liam Finn, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Kaki King, The Whigs.

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