jEFFSTANA on July 14th, 2011

Jeffrey Foucault and Mark Erelli – Tom Merritt Lately a fascination for all things cowboy has consumed me. Call it the 25 year curse, if you will. That being time spent in Arizona. Add to that another 8 years or so in Houston, Texas and you might understand how a certain amount of Southwestern culture […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 15th, 2010

Giant Sand – Punishing Sun Giant Sand is a band from Tucson, Arizona (and points further south), largely the invention of Howe Gelb poet laureate, singer, song-writer and general music Guru of the Sonoran desert,┬áhome to the Saguaro cactus. As the eye-of-the-storm for the musical scene from Tucson to Bisbee, Gelb and company have spawned […]

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jEFFSTANA on May 26th, 2010

The Besnard Lakes – The Innocent The Besnard Lakes (TBL) are a married writing duo from Canada. Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas form the indie rock band from the hot bed musical scene in Montreal, Canada. Their third full length album is known as “The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night“ and owe its straight-forward […]

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jEFFSTANA on May 18th, 2010

Caribou – Bowls What happens when you give a Ph.D. in mathematics a computer, drum kit, guitar, bass and synthesizer? If his name is Daniel Victor Snaith from Ontario, Canada — you get an electronica band named Caribou. Psychedelic pop numbers with an up-tempo dance beat with an unpredictability that draws you into wanting to […]

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jEFFSTANA on May 17th, 2010 Clogs – Last Song Clogs – I Used to Do The latest release by Clogs – The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton is the fifth full-length album from this internationally acclaimed foursome since 2001. A mostly Australian post-rock instrumental band with mid-Western American influence, clogs are hard to peg. Their musical style […]

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