Dave Jensen

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    January 13, 2012

    Art For Kickstarters: Loyal Wife

    Loyal Wife​When you or I get hit up to finance someone's 12-vinyl disc, pearl handled, hand-carved boxed sets, it will be officially time to pronounce the fan-funding phenomenon dead. Jason Woodbury profiled Kickstarter a few weeks ago, and here we can see it working rather successfully for Lo ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
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    May 26, 2009

    Broken-Up Before Braille to Release Final Disc May 26

    Although they're no longer together, one-time hot indie AZ rock band Before Braille, which has shared the stage with Jimmy Eat World, will drop one last release for the die-hard fans. The guys released Kill the Messenger, Keep the Message, today. The final Before Braille disc features 20 songs incl ... More >>

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    September 8, 2005

    Before Braille

    Tired of Not Being Away From Here
    (Sunset Alliance)

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    December 23, 2004
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    June 5, 2003

    Nutcracker Sweet

    The organizers of Americopa Mantle go the nontraditional route to build a scene

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    October 3, 2002

    Blind Ambition

    Before Braille is after success, but will it endure major stumbling blocks on its way to indie credibility?

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    January 17, 2002

    Speed Kills

    Local punk heroes release full-length debut on Sunset Alliance label

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    July 26, 2001

    The Short and the Long

    Sometimes arty, sometimes poppy, the boys of New California are ready to go the distance

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    February 1, 2001

    Flashing Red

    New compilation finds the local indie scene burning brightly

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    May 20, 1999

    Auto Exhaustion

    Video may have killed the radio star, but it pumped plenty of life into last week's Jesus Chrysler gig

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    March 25, 1999

    Growing Pains

    After 13 years, SXSW remains Austin's greatest/worst display of self-love