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by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
I've always thought of them as a transcontinental Spin Doctors
by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
I've always thought of them as a transcontinental Spin Doctors

Paul McCartney - New
Gogol Brodello - Viva Pura Conspiracy
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
Elvis Costello & the Roots - Wise Up Ghost and other songs
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You

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Alex V. Cook
Music Editor

Alex V. Cook listens to everything and writes about most of it. His latest book, the snappily titled Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls is an odyssey from the backwoods bars and small-town dives to the swampside dance halls and converted clapboard barns of a Louisiana Saturday Night. Don't leave Heathrow without it. His first book Darkness Racket and Twang is available from SideCartel. The full effect can be had at alex v cook.com

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