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Press Pass: Thomas Dybdahl

Take a wild guess as to the first-ever musical influence of Norwegian 25-year-old singer-songwriter Thomas Dybdahl. Nope, it’s not Tom Waits, though that answer would fit Dybdahl’s weighty baritone vocals on tracks like “B A Part.” It isn’t Jeff Buckley either, though Dybdahl mirrors that legendary crooner’s high-octave falsetto with […]

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Holding Court

He’s been called a taste maker, trend setter and a bellwether, but KCRW DJ Nic Harcourt says there is really just one term that defines him.   It’s been 11 days since Nic Harcourt has been at his office and he’s deathly afraid of opening the door. Since he took […]

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Press Pass: Dave Barnes

The album artwork for Dave Barnes’ latest release Chasing Mississippi, paints an interesting picture of the Nashville-based troubadour. Sure, there are the liner notes and the thank yous, but there is also a series of pictures depicting Barnes in a number of martial arts poses. On a tour poster, Barnes […]

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Picking Splinters: For Fans, Nationals Put on Happy Face

It’s Friday afternoon and the Washington Nationals’ series of community relations events, dubbed the Winter Caravan, is entering the homestretch. Newly-minted manager Manny Acta, centerfielder Nook Logan and pitcher Mike O’Connor sit inside the bustling Red Cross Blood Donor Center in Fairfax, Va., signing baseballs for kids both young and […]