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Obsession of the Week: The Whispertown 2000’s “Swim”
Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 01:06 k
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My obsession for the week has to be The Whispertown 2000’s new album Swim, which is out today on Acony Records. The band hails from Los Angeles and has built a devout following here. With this album, they appear poised to reach the next level with their very charming indie folk thats tinged with a little blues.

The new album features guests Jenny Lewis and Gillian Welch. This is an album you will most likely treasure and a band you will want to keep all to yourself. They play a free instore / record release show at Amoeba today.

Here is a song from the album: Ebb and Flow

And their tour dates:
Oct 21 2008 7:00P
In-Store Performance @ Amoeba Music Los Angeles, California
Nov 2 2008 6:00P
The Echo (all ages) Record Release!! Early Show with Michael Runion Los Angeles, California
Nov 6 2008 9:00P
The Bottom of the Hill 18+!! San Fransisco, California
Nov 10 2008 8:15P
El Corazon Seattle, Washington
Nov 13 2008 6:00P
Music Millenium Portland, Oregon
Nov 23 2008 8:00P
The Loft at UC San Diego all ages San Diego, California

–Mikey

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Do you know which song(s) Jenny Lewis is on? I’ve been listening to this for weeks (LOVE!), and I had no idea. I know she sings in a couple songs from their first album, though.

Comment by Katie

Nevermind, my physical copy arrived today, and the liner notes say she provides vocals on “Atlantis,” as does Gillian Welch.

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