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quick take : anna waronker : california fade

08 Apr 2011 · 1 Comment

Wow, this is good. The arrangements are thoroughly sympathetic; a few crunchy rock moments à la that dog or her previous solo album, alongside more sedate piano- and string-driven numbers. Production is rich and satisfying with some lovely details, the pick slide in “I Don’t Wanna” being a favorite of mine. The pacing of the [...]

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quick take: Katie Crutchfield’s discography so far, so far as I know

26 Feb 2011 · 1 Comment

with The Ackleys:
The Ackleys (2005); Forget Forget, Derive Derive (EP, 2006)
Indie-power-pop. Splashy drums, some keyboards give it a slightly new-wave sheen.
as King Everything:
The Drought (2008)
Mostly acoustic guitar/vocal
with P.S. Eliot:
The Bike Wreck Demo (2008, read about Bike Wreck demo here), Introverted Romance in Our Troubled Minds (2009), Living in Squalor (EP, 2010, pay-what-you-want download), Sadie (2011)
Except [...]

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