Saturday, September 29, 2007

Last night we started the weekend of activity-fun with Okkervil River and Damien Jurado at Webster Hall.

The Stage Names is one of the better albums of the year, and I like it better than Black Sheep Boy. The new songs play well live and the show was a good time. I find W. Sheff a bit too precious at times, even as I like most of the songs well enough.

Damien Jurado's set would have been better suited for another room, and his songs deserve more attention than I was able to give them last night.

Photo from Muzikspy Flickr

Here's a link from one of the free morning newspapers to have a little coverage of OR this week.

Tomorrow's D.C. show will be streamed by NPR.

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