Author Archives: Dusty Henry

Hood to Hood West Seattle: Victor Shade

Ra Scion and his voluptuous beard have already made a name for himself rapping with Common Market, but he is not stopping there. Today he stopped by Easy Street Records in West Seattle to perform as his alter ego Victor Shade.

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Thursday News Extravaganza

Austin City Limits announced their 2010 lineup. Among the acts include classic acts such as The Eagles and Phish along with M.I.A., The XX, Yeasayer, Monsters of Folk, David Bazan, and Balmorhea. Check out the full lineup. Austin City Limits happens October 8 – 10 in the Lone Star State.

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Album Review: Avi Buffalo – Self-Titled

Sexual frustration has never been so endearing. Though the members of Avi Buffalo are rather young, this youth brings a lively feel to their latest self titled album. A recent Seattle Weekly article cited that lead singer/song writer Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg was signed in 2008, his senior year of high school. With a sound that remindsRead more…

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Album Review: Rose’s Pawn Shop – Dancing The Gallows

Whenever a new contemporary bluegrass comes onto the scene, comparisons to Nickel Creek happen faster than “Free Bird” being yelled at a Lynard Skynard concert. Yet when listening to Rose’s Pawn Shop‘s latest album, Dancing On The Gallows (out June 1st), it would be near heretical to not mention Chris Thile and the gang.

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