June 17, 2014

Do the right thing: We Are The World, Portland 2014 edition

Agesandages live

This is the best thing I’ve seen all month: I’ve been meaning to write about how explosively terrific and joyful the new Agesandages album is (out now on Partisan Records), but this new video does it all for me with zero editorial needed.

Divisionary (live choral version) – Agesandages

You can listen to the entire record here.

AND: it’s extra fantastic because watching the room and the happy singing, I noticed members of Typhoon, Y La Bamba, Modern Kin / Drew Grow & The Pastors’ Wives, and Blitzen Trapper.

I want this video to adopt me and be my forever family.

June 25 Vancouver BC / Rickshaw Theatre
June 26 Seattle, WA / The Tractor Tavern
July 25-27 Newport, RI / Newport Folk Festival
August 1-3 Happy Valley, OR / Pickathon

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  • Watched under a minute of this before downloading the album!

    Curt — June 18, 2014 @ 1:07 pm

  • This Ages & Ages album is the album of the first half of 2014 in my opinion. Windows down, cranked up loud and shouting along. Each melody feels familiar but new – like how have these notes not fallen together like this ever before?

    Jeremy — June 20, 2014 @ 9:24 am

  • So happy that you wrote about this! Their last album is amazing and I listened to it on repeat for many months…wasn’t sure how it seemed to be flying under everyone’s radar. Hopefully they will get the recognition they deserve with their latest effort.

    Jessie — July 21, 2014 @ 12:45 pm

  • Watching this was just another reminder of why music seeps through my bloodstream like air through keyhole. It’s everything music is supposed to be about. Uniting people with something joyous(or morose)that is channeled from deep within and given as a present to the world for whomever wants to enjoy it. I hope these guys find more like minded followers. Euphoric!

    Fran — August 31, 2014 @ 1:26 pm

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