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Damon & Naomi

Damon And Naomi are headed to Seattle next Tuesday, and here are a few reasons you should go. First, of course, is their history. The duo was part of the epic band Galaxie 500. Second, their songs are filled with a mystical and orchestrated folk beauty. Just listen to the lovely “Cruel Queen” and the epic “My Flower”. (The latter jumps off the map in the bridge with a wicked noisy flute part.) These are songs that simply BEG to be experienced live. Third, A Hawk & A Hacksaw is also on the bill. Fourth, they haven’t toured in quite a while. Fifth, they’ve got some new albums out (a triage of releases that feature their favorite tracks from their old days on Sub Pop. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, because I said so. Not convinced yet? Then there’s something seriously wrong with you. Period.

Damon & Naomi: Cruel Queen [mp3]
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Damon & Naomi: My Flower [mp3]
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West Coast Dates

10.09.09 (Today!): Independent in San Francisco, CA
10.10.09 (Saturday): Nocturnum in Eureka, CA
10.11.09 (Sunday): Cozmic Pizza in Eugene, OR
10.12.09 (Monday): Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR
10.13.09 (Tuesday): Tractor Tavern in Seattle, WA
10.15.09 (Thursday): Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City, UT
10.16.09 (Friday): Hi-Dive in Denver, CO

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