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San Diegans in this podcast:
Erika Davies, Hills Like Elephants, The Midnight Pine, Mrs. Magician, A Scribe Amidst the Lions, Zozo Fiasco
Chelsea Wolfe, Sarah Jaffe – Wednesday, 2/6 at the Loft
Gram Rabbit, Hills Like Elephants, Privet, The Midnight Pine – Saturday, 2/9 at the Casbah
The Night Marchers, Mrs. Magician – Sunday, 2/24 at the Casbah
Califone – Wednesday, 2/27 at the Casbah
Heartless Bastards – Monday, 3/25 at the Casbah
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In May, Texas songwriter Sarah Jaffe released Suburban Nature, her excellent sophomore album. She also just completed tours with the likes of Norah Jones and Lou Barlow. Now, she’s heading out on her own.
Jaffe’s brand of stripped-down introspection is a breath of fresh air in an age of muddy music. Her well-developed, resonant lyrics and songwriting are reminiscent of old Moon Pix and Knock Knock-era Cat Power and Smog, respectively. When I saw Jaffe open for Barlow in June, her set might’ve been the highlight of the night.
It doesn’t look like she’ll be stopping in San Diego this time around, but there is a conspicuous gap between her stops in Phoenix and Los Angeles, so you never know. If you get a chance, check out her show. In the meantime, download “Tour dates are below.