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North Carolina's Bowerbirds got affectingly environmental for '08s "In Our Talons" before performing three songs in an Austrian park without burning anything down. They return to the woods in the…   Read Story »
As the year comes closer to end with endless gray skies, Elvis Perkins In Dearland's updated "Slow Doomsday" feels like an apropos soundtrack. Perkins & Co. were in New York City this weekend for a…   Read Story »
Raleigh, North Carolina's lovebirds Bowerbirds have given us one of the year's best songs in "Northern Lights." Download it. That track's sadly absent from this string of live clips, although there's…   Read Story »
With their debut, Bowerbirds emerged as a great new hope for tree-hugging folk, melodies strong enough to count Bon Iver a fan and mate, prose pithy enough for John Darnielle's endorsement. The…   Read Story »
Warning: If you hate the environment, animals, and/or crying, please don't watch this. So, Bowerbirds. So good. The earthy folkers have always deeply impressed in concert, song, vocation, and now in…   Read Story »
Scott and I were just about to run out and get our Grant Park on here in Chicago, but hey here's a thing. You might have heard when Mr. Lapatine made my buffoonery a national joke, I spent a good 14…   Read Story »
Bowerbirds' CMJ set cemented the trio as favorites around here, and it looks like Vincent Moon nabbed the trio right around that high time for a LES-based, four-song La Blog session. The taping…   Read Story »
On a night that didn't really offer much by way of new-band-discovery options, ForceFieldPR and Aero Booking represented with the best bill of bands we liked but had yet to see live: Band To Watch…   Read Story »
Just because folks (and Mountain Goats) are buzzing about your band doesn't mean you can blow off work. Bowerbirds are suddenly everywhere, and each member of the North Carolina trio holds a paying…   Read Story »