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Okkervil River is back

Last night Okkervil River performed a new song, “Wake and Be Fine,” off of the forth coming I Am Very Far.  It was loud, fast, and layered with strings, piano, dual drums (with some help from ?uest) and some horns … Continue reading

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Bonnaroo 2009: The Wrap-Up

Bonnaroo 2009 was pretty damn good, let’s get that out of the way.  If last year was tightly packed with stellar acts, this year was claustrophobic due to the lack of breathing room in between them. Too much rain?  Meh. … Continue reading

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Drewviews’ Top Albums of 2008

It’s been a pretty tame year as far as music goes.  There was certainly some incredible stuff released, but it was not as overwhelming as last year.  My top 10 list is a collection of my personal favorites of the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Okkervil River – The Stand-Ins

New Hampshire native and Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff is not egotistical, just self-aware.  The fact that he has chosen to create two full albums centered around the trials and tribulations of life in the music business reflects how serious … Continue reading

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Something for the Vacation: Albums While I’m Gone

  So, I’m off to Hawaii for two weeks and then to All Points West Festival immediately after.  I probably won’t be posting anything for some time, but keep your eye out for some of these albums while I am … Continue reading

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