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 Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2009 

Music to Your Ears

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

The Porter Draw Grows a Really Terrific Beard (and Releases Its First Album)

This week, Albuquerque’s The Porter Draw celebrates its first recording. Trouble sometimes races, is sometimes slow and measured, is always at least a little forlorn. The album is a cross-country journey marked by excellent playing, refined harmonies and run-ins with the law. Formed in the summer of ’07 as a three piece, The Porter Draw is now comprised of Ben Wood, Josh Gingerich, Vince Edgerton, Russell Pyle and Mojo Atzberger. The bluegrass-y quintet, named after a Colorado off-ramp, e-mailed us answers to a few questions.

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Take them to your leader.
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Show Up!

Peelander-Z

On a super crazy mission to eat your smile

By Simon McCormack

Few bands combine karaoke parties, bowling, wrestling moves and piggyback rides into an hour-long set. But that’s just how they do it on planet Peelander.

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Executive Director Tom Guralnick posts up at the Outpost.
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Spotlight

Keep the Music Going

Top local musicians come to the rescue as the Outpost hosts five benefit concerts

By Mel Minter

A few weeks back, Tom Guralnick, executive director and resident visionary at the Outpost, was onstage introducing David Sánchez when he mentioned that the internationally recognized saxophonist had appeared at the Outpost previously. He couldn’t remember when, though.

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Flyer on the Wall

Cast Thine Eyes Downward and Gaze Upon Thy Feet

Aristeia injects Amped (4200 Lomas NE) with a dose of Portland experimental shoegaze on Saturday, March 28. Locals Poema, Shekinah and Authors & Illustrator bring the rubbing alcohol. The show’s $3 and all-ages as ever. (Laura Marrich)

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Sonic Reducer

Handsome Furs Face Control · Jeff "Tain" Watts Watts · Buddy & Julie Miller Written In Chalk

Reviews of new music releases.

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