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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

March 18, 2008

In October 2005, while Swedish-born Jos Gonzlez rode the ripples from the abrupt wave of international acclaim given to his 2003 album, Veneer, in the wake of its U.S. release, I watched an unaccompanied Mia Doi Todd face the impatient, hirsute horde that had amassed for a late-night show at The Independent in San Francisco. Todd was illmatched as the opener for another Scandinavian . . .
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

Blessed with a rich, reverberating voice and an ear for easy-going guitar rhythms, Jose Gonzalez is a gifted songwriter, but he owes much of his fame not to his originals, but rather his to covers. A sparse and emotive take on The Knife's "Heartbeats," used prominently in a Sony commercial and a handful of TV . . .

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