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03.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Twenty years after being ground zero for the Seattle grunge explosion, Sub Pop Records has settled smoothly into its somewhat unlikely new niche: folk. The label now flaunts a quiet roster of Iron and Wine, Lonely Dear, Vetiver, Daniel Martin Moore and Fleet Foxes, but apparently it hasn�t forgotten its roots. Why else would it sign No Age, a two-man, guitar-drum rock duo that channels the louder side of George H.W. Bush-era underground rock? No Age roared through a bold but crude 20-minute set last night to kick off Sub Pop�s SXSW showcase, their guitarist nodding to a certain seminal Sub Pop act not only with noise but also his flannel shirt

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