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HWS CD Reviews of (mostly) Bay Area bands.



THE BROTHERS COMATOSE DEBUT CD

THE BROTHERS COMATOSE DEBUT CD

Jose Segue March 19, 2010 0

In Songs from the Stoop, the debut CD from The Brothers Comatose, the band has captured much of the joie de vivre of their live shows on a studio recording.  This is a band

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FREIGHT TRAIN BOOGIE BOOGIES ON

FREIGHT TRAIN BOOGIE BOOGIES ON

Jose Segue February 20, 2010 0

Freight Train Boogie is the name of the radio show and website of  Americana fan Bill Frater who with Doug Jayne has released Freight Train Boogie 2, a compilation of 19 “best of” songs.

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SHOVELMAN’S FOLKTRONICA

SHOVELMAN’S FOLKTRONICA

Jose Segue November 16, 2009 0

A marriage between folk and electronica was destined, so if Shovelman hadn’t come along someone would have had to invent him. Why “Shovelman?”  Well, because he plays a snow shovel rigged to be a

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QUARTER MILE COMBO ROCKS THE HOUSE

QUARTER MILE COMBO ROCKS THE HOUSE

Jose Segue November 2, 2009 0

North Bay rockabilly outfit Quarter Mile Combo spent a good piece of  2008-2009 fretting about the slow progress of Motels, Gas and Beer, their first CD with Nettie Hammar (Mighty Slim Pickins) on vocals. 

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