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David Bazan + Passenger String Quartet, ‘Volume 1’ (Bazan)
More than two years after they first started collaborating, David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet have released their first collection of songs together. “Volume 1” is an elegiacal, beautiful album with a title that suggests maybe, if we’re lucky, this is just the beginning of a long partnership.More
The four-day celebration of Barsuk Record’s 15th anniversary continued Friday at the Neptune Theatre with another sold-out showcase of some of the best artists in the label’s history.
Barsuk might be a “teenager” but most of the bands (and their fans) are looking a little grayer these day. It was John Roderick, lead singer of the headlining Long Winters, who summed things up on stage.
“I’m a 45-year-old man in skinny-ass jeans,” Roderick said. “I can do what I want.”More
Seattle’s Barsuk Records, which specializes in peppy, smart pop music with a focus on songwriting (Postal Service, Ben Gibbard, The Long Winters), is in the middle of celebrating its 15th anniversary all over town this weekend, with a slew of concerts that, unfortunately, are mostly sold out. You never know when a ticket might turn up,…More