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The Record
10:15 am
Fri May 2, 2014

These New Puritans: 'You Have To Be Meticulous'

These New Puritans, from left: Elisa Rodrigues, Thomas Hein, Jack Barnett, George Barnett.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri May 2, 2014 10:38 am

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Mountain Stage
8:41 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Damon Fowler On Mountain Stage

Damon Fowler.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 12:28 pm

Damon Fowler makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

Known as a master of the guitar in and around his hometown of Tampa, Fowler started wowing audiences with his musical exploits as a teenager. He began singing and writing his own music as the years passed, further expanding his repertoire. Fowler has released three albums for the Blind Pig label, including his latest, Sounds of Home.

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Mountain Stage
11:15 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Eilen Jewell On Mountain Stage

Eilen Jewell.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 12:29 pm

Eilen Jewell makes her second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

The self-proclaimed Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell has a sweet voice and easygoing delivery that have won her fans from her native rural Idaho to Boston, where she's now based. Her music encompasses a wide range of musical styles, from folk, country and gospel leanings to electric outings that skirt the edge of '60s garage rock and Chicago blues.

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Music Reviews
8:54 am
Thu May 1, 2014

The Animals: The British Invasion That Wasn't

The Animals.
Courtesy of ABKCO Records

Originally published on Thu May 1, 2014 10:35 am

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Favorite Sessions
3:47 am
Thu May 1, 2014

KCRW Presents: Beck

Larry Hirshowitz KCRW

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 8:37 am

Beck kept busy during his six-year hiatus between studio albums. Earlier this year, he returned with the gorgeously melancholy Morning Phase, a highlight of his already impressive catalog. With only a handful of live shows under his belt this year, the L.A. native recently played in his hometown for the first time since the new album's relelase. When he took to a small stage in Santa Monica for KCRW fans, he shared old songs and new favorites like this sweeping ballad, "Blue Moon."

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