Meric Long of the Bay Area band The Dodos found his voice in a distinctive guitar style. While writing the new album Grizzly Peak, he watched that ability begin to slip away.
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"If you think about it, it's almost like Dr. Seuss," Beauty Pill's Chad Clark notes about one of David Berman's lyrics, "if Dr. Seuss had become seriously depressed."
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Sara and Tegan Quin as they appeared in The Con's liner illustrations by Emy Storey. The 2007 album marked a critical turning point for the sisters and a touchstone for like-minded artists to follow.
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