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Dan Mangan by Sylvia Borgo

Interview: Dan Mangan and Kenton Loewen

Dan Mangan by Sylvia Borgo
Photo credit: Sylvia Borgo

MP3: Interview – Dan Mangan

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Owl and Bear contributor Sylvia Borgo sat down with Dan Mangan and drummer Kenton Loewen, two members of the collective known as Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, before their recent Casbah show. In this wide-ranging and funny interview, Borgo and the celebrated Canadian songwriter talk about The Black Keys, the JUNOs vs. The Grammys, and more.

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Album Review: Dr. John – ‘Locked Down’

Photo credit: Lisa Houlgrave

This review is a little late coming. Locked Down, the latest album from Dr. John, has likely sat dusty on the shelves of many a record store without receiving the traction it deserves. In an ideal world — at least, in my ideal world — convertibles would rip through the summertime blasting “Revolution” instead of the illiterate sounds of modern pop, though I don’t see that happening anytime soon. Continue reading…