Monthly Archives: December 2011

In Defense of Reno

For many, Reno is one of those hellish American cities that’s best avoided, a locale who’s glory days are long gone and one that serves as an ideal target for condescending¬†mockery. It might find good company among other burnt-out metropolises … Continue reading

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Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside vs. Tom Waits

The bright-eyed and bushy-tailed band played their first gig in Amsterdam at the Paradiso this week. Here’s a few moments from their peppy cover of Tom Waits’ weird/bleak/awesome “God’s Away on Business.”¬† Not familiar with Sallie Ford? Their current album … Continue reading

Posted in Holland, music, Portland, United States, video