Saturday, December 29, 2007
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Andy Dixon - Mt. Career

You really can't have a mixtape that represents Vancouver without including Andy Dixon in some way, which is why I was thrilled when he offered up this track from his not-out-until-February full-length, The Mice of Mt. Career. You're probably familiar with him via one of his many projects (DBS, the Red Light Sting, Secret Mommy, Winning, Ache Records, and his design work), and this track is distinctly Andy, but adds yet another style to his rather vast repertoire. Maybe it's just me, but track seems unseasonal for December. Perhaps Summery feel will remind you that for four months of the year, instead of being gray and rainy, Vancouver is pretty sweet.

download: Mt. Career

The first a-side quality "b-side" is here
And the rest of the mix and the donation link is here

Since I'm totally not caught up with show listings... tonight!
- Vapid, Nu Sensae, Modern Creatures, and Shearing Pinx... and apparently No Gold(!) are all at the Cobalt.
- Sex Attack and Tyler Fedchuk are giving Frank's a send off.

now playing: Andy Dixon - Mt. Career

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1 Comments:

I just heard Feist is playing the Orpheum Feb, 12th, 2008...but it's not listed here..

By Anonymous Jessi, at 12:19 p.m.  

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