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Poetic Memory: Barbarian (List)

Photo credit: Chris Maroulakos
Photo credit: Chris Maroulakos

San Diego’s Barbarian are winding up their month-long Soda Bar residency. Continue reading…

Live Review: Pete Johnson and Jus’ Blues, Baby at the Belly Up, December 2, 2011

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After spending some time on a trip to the Mississippi Delta, I came to a clear understanding of the difference between what type of blues the average consumer hears and the authentic article. The “real stuff” has more grit than polish, more angst than emo, and there’s a deep appreciation for sincerity in every note. And, like so many wonderful things that come from that area, it’s also nearly impossible to find outside of the Delta. Continue reading…