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Julian Plenti – “Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper”

Paul Banks as alter ego Julian Plenti is all afterglow and hushed 3am phone calls. Late night murmurings on the usual trappings of city life and beautiful women with grit and glam to spare. On this Skyscraper, life is beautiful, if not murky and Codeine-hazed, but a pulse exists and allows the man behind the baritone to come forward, out of the formerly self-imposed ice storm.

10 Aug 2009 | More

Brendan Benson Thinks It’s Nice to be Nice

Living in the South suits Brendan Benson well. The slower way of life, the corn fields, the tranquility found in sitting on the porch watching the world go by, and the wide open spaces – it all fits this Detroit native and critically adored singer-songwriter just fine.

10 Aug 2009 | 3 comments | More