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John Roderick, Sean Nelson 

When: Thu., May 1, 9 p.m. 2014
Price: $12
It's been a long while since we've heard much of anything new from the Long Winters. The Seattle band led by John Roderick hasn't released a proper full-length since 2006, and the on-again, off-again status of a follow-up has left many wondering if the world will ever see another. Not that Roderick has been reclusive in Chinese Democracy limbo. The band still plays semi-regularly, and the interim has seen him morph into a kind of indie-pop distinguished man of letters, with the help of a weekly podcast and a notably entertaining Twitter feed (not to mention a snappy cardigan or two). The live show is still his forte, though—these days as much for the quick-witted commentary as for the back catalog of still great-sounding songs that continue to hold up, as anyone who packed into the Star Theater last December for a 10th anniversary run-through of When I Pretend to Fall can attest. Added bonus: Sean Nelson's part of the bill, too, and the musical and comic harmony between the pair never fails to deliver. JEREMY PETERSEN

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