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Cute Overload

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By Laura Veirs in Cool Travel on Saturday 15 September 2007

Cute Overload is a sweet website to check out in those moments of quiet introspection when you’re just sick and tired of the daily grind of life. [see also Sleevage]

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Rock and Roll Camp for Girls

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By Laura Veirs in Cool Travel, New Trends on Thursday 13 September 2007

The Rock and Roll Camp for Girls is a terrific music camp based in Portland, Oregon. Experienced female musicians teach girls everything from lead guitar to beat making to playing in bands. Programs like this are shaping the next generation of confident, kick-ass women artists. The future is bright! *From the decaying European streets of […]

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Juana Molina

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By Laura Veirs in New Music on Tuesday 4 September 2007

Juana Molina’s Segundo is one of my favorite albums. Molina is from Argentina and has an incredibly unique approach to music. I love her sense of rhythm. Hopefully we’ll tour together in the Spring of 2008. [see also Freshcore] Listen to Yo No by Juana Molina and watch the film clip to her song No […]

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What the Heck Fest

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By Laura Veirs in New Events on Sunday 2 September 2007

The What the Heck Fest is an arts and music festival that I just played at in Anacortes, Washington. It’s a great mini-festival featuring artists and musicians largely from the DIY indie scene in the Pacific Northwest. It’s all-ages, relaxed, quirky, and lots of fun. No wonder I’ve played there six times now. [see also […]

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Mount Analog

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By Laura Veirs in New Music on Friday 31 August 2007

A project of my producer and drummer, Tucker Martine, Mount Analog’s soundscapes are gorgeous, melty mixes of organic and processed sounds. Martine brings the best musicians together to create strange and beautiful music.

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Britta Johnson

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By Laura Veirs in Video on Thursday 30 August 2007

Britta Johnson is an incredibly talented filmmaker who’s expanding the world of stop animation through her crazy-weird-amazing short films. [see also Portable Film Festival]

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The Motel Life

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By Laura Veirs in New Products on Tuesday 28 August 2007

The Motel Life is a heart-warming, heart-breaking book by my fellow Portland-based songwriter and novelist Willy Vlautin, of the band Richmond Fontaine. It’s his first novel and it is absolutely wonderful.

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