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Kelli Scarr, Harlowe & The Great North Woods and Kites & Crows


Mississippi Studios (map) North
Sun., July 15, 8 p.m. 2012 21+

Mississsippi Studios

The tale's been told before: singer/songwriter moves from sleepy West Coast burg to the gaping maw of New York City, finds self, makes records. Kelli Scarr took it one step further, not only by releasing her debut, Piece, in 2010, but by being nominated for an Emmy that same year for her score to Jeremiah Zagar's documentary In a Dream. After hearing Scarr's second LP, Dangling Teeth, released June 5 on Silence Breaks, her penchant for imagery is understandable. The album, recorded in Woodstock (yes, that one), is an atmospheric hodgepodge. The warm, flat accents of lap steel and fluttery guitar permeate the title track, while "Our Joy" is paced by a "train's-a-comin'" rockabilly ditty, replete with fiddle-dee-dee violins, smart picking, and man... that voice! Scarr's gifted pipes are open, vibrant vessels, part Mazzy Star daydream, all lassos-'n'-spurs, quasi-country delight. RYAN J. PRADO

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227

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  • Sun., July 15, 8 p.m. 2012
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