lifeblood: listlogs: 2006-10a


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date:         sun, 1 oct 2006 02:18:08 -0700
reply-to:     lorna <ldi_bear@yahoo.com>
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subject:      nigc: help get the documentary channel on directv!
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i'm posting the following because i think there maybe one or more members o=
f this list who may be interested in the following campaign--or perhaps kno=
w some one or more serious film fans who would be interested in it. as some=
one who has directv i, for one, would love to see this channel on it. to le=
arn more about the documentary channel, visit their website documentarychan=
nel.com --lorna=0a=0athe new documentary channel, which was launched in jan=
uary on dish network, wants to be broadcast on directv. the campaign they h=
ave going will double their subscribers which will in turn  strengthen thei=
r catalog and greatly increase the amount of quality programming. please do=
your part and contact directv asking them to add the documentary channel  =
to their roster of channels. directv's customer service states that they do=
respond to requests for channels. the campaign must be completed within 2 =
weeks (the announcement was made on friday, 9/29). here is what you can do =
to help:=0a=0a1) email a request from their link =0a=0ahttp://www.directv.c=
om/dtvapp/customer/howtoreachus.jsp=0a =0athe form only requires your name =
and email address (you need not be a directv viewer/subscriber to participa=
te in this!). from the dropdown "question/comment topic", insert a comment =
or suggestion  and "subject" should be the documentary channel. you can cut=
and paste the following into the "details" section:=0a=0adear directv, i w=
ould like to request that you add the documentary channel to your programmi=
ng. i am currently on another service and would change if you offered the d=
ocumentary channel. (some of your own words are also helpful, if you wish t=
o add them. if you are a subscriber, just tell them that you are, instead o=
f saying that you are on another service.)=0a=0a2) if you have directv, you=
can call this number: 1-800-494-4388=0a3) if you don't have directv, you c=
an call this number 1-888-238-7177=0a=0aemail is fastest. phone calls requi=
re menues, patience and waiting. (actually, their customer service is very =
efficient! but i would still prefer to email them.)=0a=0athanks to anyone w=
ho can help. feel free to spread this word around!    =0a=0a=0a=0a

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date:         sun, 1 oct 2006 07:46:23 -0700
reply-to:     graham ames <heepybear@jefu.net>
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subject:      re: nigc: help get the documentary channel on directv!
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i have dish, and find the documentary channel quite interesting, when
they have new programs in their lineup.  as a pretty young channel,
they have a pretty limited rotation, and i managed to watch just
about everything they had to offer in about 3 weeks.  they do seem to
have new material appearing from time to time, but it's been largely
reruns for what seems like forever.  it's mostly cbc documentaries, a
lot of them are very interesting.  there are a few really horrible
pieces, like the one about healing plants which feels like a promo
video you'd see in a new age bookstore.

if only dish would carry logo...

-graham

on oct 1, 2006, at 2:18 am, lorna wrote:

> i'm posting the following because i think there maybe one or more
> members of this list who may be interested in the following
> campaign--or perhaps know some one or more serious film fans who
> would be interested in it. as someone who has directv i, for one,
> would love to see this channel on it. to learn more about the
> documentary channel, visit their website documentarychannel.com --
> lorna
>
> the new documentary channel, which was launched in january on dish
> network, wants to be broadcast on directv. the campaign they have
> going will double their subscribers which will in turn  strengthen
> their catalog and greatly increase the amount of quality
> programming. please do your part and contact directv asking them to
> add the documentary channel  to their roster of channels. directv's
> customer service states that they do respond to requests for
> channels. the campaign must be completed within 2 weeks (the
> announcement was made on friday, 9/29). here is what you can do to
> help:
>
> 1) email a request from their link
>
> http://www.directv.com/dtvapp/customer/howtoreachus.jsp
>
> the form only requires your name and email address (you need not be
> a directv viewer/subscriber to participate in this!). from the
> dropdown "question/comment topic", insert a comment or suggestion
> and "subject" should be the documentary channel. you can cut and
> paste the following into the "details" section:
>
> dear directv, i would like to request that you add the documentary
> channel to your programming. i am currently on another service and
> would change if you offered the documentary channel. (some of your
> own words are also helpful, if you wish to add them. if you are a
> subscriber, just tell them that you are, instead of saying that you
> are on another service.)
>
> 2) if you have directv, you can call this number: 1-800-494-4388
> 3) if you don't have directv, you can call this number 1-888-238-7177
>
> email is fastest. phone calls require menues, patience and waiting.
> (actually, their customer service is very efficient! but i would
> still prefer to email them.)
>
> thanks to anyone who can help. feel free to spread this word around!
>
>
>
>
>
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date:         sun, 1 oct 2006 17:07:54 -0600
reply-to:     carolyn <underdog@earthlink.net>
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hey all,

hope this finds everyone doing well : )

i have a list of boots i am looking for, and am including it at the bottom
of this message in case there is anyone out there with one or more of the
shows who might be interested in trading. i'm also looking for copies of
the cover art.

my list can be found here:
http://www.lifeblood.net/bootlegs.html

and my e-mail address is:
underdog@earthlink.net

thanks very much : )

carolyn

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date:         sun, 1 oct 2006 18:25:06 -0500
reply-to:     michele curley <mida1@msn.com>
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as originally posted on the vortex:
=20
hey y'all,i just did an indigo search on directv and it says that ig will b=
e on the view friday, october 13--yikes, friday the 13th! i think it's a ne=
w show. it says: 2006 - alec baldwin; indigo girls perform.i hope they talk=
to them too! i've been recording it to catch rosie's remarks. it's great t=
o hear her talking openly about her wife and kids on daytime network tv! i =
usually just watch the hot topics and then fast forward or delete the rest.=
aren't dvrs great! although i do seem to record a ton of shows and never h=
ave time to watch them! ah yes...the life of the teacher...ok back to gradi=
ng!can't wait to see y'all in chicago! =20
=20
and now a note to the list. i don't post very often but i've enjoyed readin=
g your reviews and comments lo' these many years! quick review of dod:  lik=
ing it; trying to learn the words.=20
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i, too, often skip po2. wish they would do the rocking version this tour si=
nce they have the band!!! remember the suffragette sessions!!! that would b=
e cool.
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shout out to greg!!! we're gonna miss you at the chicago shows! will you be=
able to make any of the west coast dates? i wish you all the best in sin c=
ity!
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thanks for being here, listees!=20
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peace, michele
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date:         sun, 1 oct 2006 22:59:54 -0400
reply-to:     dav205@excite.com
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greetings all,

i'm just back from asheville and saturday night's concert under the stars (ok, mostly clouds) at mccormick field. i hadn't seen the girls in something like 8 years, so was ecstatic to feel a concert again, and to bring my wife for her first ever. they girls have still got it. seen live, they still move me.

given that it was basically the first (non-georgia) concert of the tour, and first they've played with a band in a long time (so they said), and first concert of any kind ever in this stadium, everything was pretty tight. most noticeable glitch had nothing to do with coordinating the band or the production; amy flubbed a lyric in land of canaan ("my blood is growing thin" !!), and backed everybody up a bar to redo it properly.

of the ~10 times i've seen the girls, this was by far the loudest, most electric set, but then again i last saw them on the sots tour or thereabouts, so the whole repertoire was much less electric back then anyway. three county highway was totally intense; heartache for everyone, trouble, and tether completely rocked. so did rock & roll heaven's gate, possibly my fave on dod (with emily doing a passable p!nk). i hope that song will stick in the concert rotation even after this tour. someone else will have to report whether dirt & dead ends was as intense and gut-wrenching as it could be; i definitely don't "get" the song to start with. i like emily. i like pop porridge. what can i say? :)

the crowd was slightly less into the show than i've sometimes seen, but maybe that's because 10 songs of it were new material that very few people seemed able to sing along to yet. what, not everybody spent the last two weeks studying it for just that purpose as i did? :) i should say, though, enough people were dancing in the aisles by the encores that event staff gave up stopping them as they had done earlier in the show. crowd 1, buzz-killers 0.

the asheville citizen-times has a write-up saying 4000 attended, when the stadium was configured to 5300. seems about right to me; it looked fairly full but definitely not sold out. see http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?aid=200660930056 for article; from that page click "indigo girls at mccormick field" under "web extras..." for a photo gallery.

about the set: after pre-opener scott little (which i missed nearly all of) and a ~40 minute opener by the weepies (good material; i don't love deb's voice), the girls came on about 8:50 and played for about 1 hr 40 min. set list was as follows (all songs ig with the band except as noted):

pendulum swinger
little perennials
get out the map
moment of forgiveness
run
shame on you
power of two
three county highway
fill it up again
money made you mean
fly away*
dairy queen**
closer to fine+
rock & roll heaven's gate
i believe in love
devotion
the wood song**
heartache for everyone
all the way
dirt & dead ends++
trouble
tether

encore:
land of canaan**
galileo

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* emily only
** duo, no band
+ with the weepies (ig left last verse entirely to them)
++ amy and band only

cheers!
dave van hemel


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date:         mon, 2 oct 2006 13:04:43 -0400
reply-to:     carrie knepp <indigocaz@gmail.com>
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subject:      re: nigc - ani difranco is pregnant/ expecting a kid...?!?
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yes, ani difranco announced at the national conference for the national
organization for women that she is expecting.

i was less than 10 feet away from her when she made this most amazing
announcement.  she really was "glowing!"  i have photos of the prolific
occasion.  she performed the poem reprieve and had to stop a couple of time=
s
to compose herself...she was so emotional it was an amazing time...

cheers,
        carrie

on 9/29/06, laura mclane <lmmclan@emory.edu> wrote:
>
> she made the announcement a couple of months ago at a now awards
> ceremony, i think.  she's due in february.
>
> also the most recent mailer from rbr says there's a secret show on
> oct. 10 in nyc that you have to win a contest for to get in.  i'll
> paste the email below...
>
> laura
>
>
>
> greetings righteous folk,
> on tuesday, october 10 at 1pm ani difranco will be playing a secret
> show for 100 lucky fans in new york city, and you could be one of
> them! this unique, intimate experience will be recorded for a public
> radio special and we want you to be in the audience. click here to
> enter to win! (please note: you must provide your own lodging and
> transportation to the show, the winner will be notified by phone and
> e-mail on thursday, october 5).
>
> if you aren't one of the lucky few who get to attend the secret new
> york city performance, don't despair =96 ani will be on the road
> through november performing with upright bassist todd sickafoose and
> percussionist mike dillon:
>
> thursday, october 12 - orpheum theatre in madison, wi
> friday, october 13 - chicago theatre in chicago, il
> saturday, october 14 - the pageant in st. louis, mo
> monday, october 16 - liberty hall in lawrence, ks
> wednesday, october 18 - stubbs bar-b-q in austin, tx
> friday, october 20 - grant street dancehall in lafayette, la
> sunday, october 22 - house of blues in new orleans, la
> all october dates feature special guest jesse harris
> thursday, november 9 - capitol center in concord, nh
> friday, november 10 - orpheum theatre in boston, ma
> saturday, november 11 - lupo's heartbreak hotel in providence, ri
> monday, november 13 - flynn theatre in burlington, vt
> thursday, november 16 - keswick theatre in glenside, pa
> saturday, november 18 - beacon theatre in new york, ny
> all november dates feature special guest hamell on trial
> get your tickets while you can because after november the righteous
> babe will be taking a little break from the road to have her own
> righteous baby.
>
> thanks for supporting ani and see you at the shows!
>
>
>
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date:         tue, 3 oct 2006 21:36:28 +1000
reply-to:     sherlyn koo <sherlyn@pixelopolis.com>
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hi folks,

here's a little article / emily interview from the news & observer in nc. =
you
can read it online at: http://www.newsobserver.com/105/story/492016.html

cheers,
sherlyn

---begin forwarded article---
finely balanced
on their latest cd, and in their work with aids awareness, the indigo girls=
find
the personal in the political

missy baxter, correspondent

life is a balancing act for emily saliers, one half of the grammy-winning=
indigo
girls. "we try to find the right balance in our music, our activism and our=

lives, in general," said the 43-year-old singer/songwriter. "it's all about=

achieving the right mix."

saliers' collaboration with amy ray has spanned more than two decades. what=

began as a basement band during high school in decatur, ga., has evolved=
into
one of this generation's most lasting folk duos.

the indigo girls' interest in aids awareness is bringing them sunday to=
cary's
koka booth amphitheatre for the carolina hope festival. proceeds from the
festival will benefit beacon of hope, a nonprofit organization in nairobi,
kenya, created in 2001 to address the hiv/aids pandemic and its effects=
among
women in poor communities.

"even if we weren't musicians, i believe we would still be activists,"=
saliers
said. "both amy and i were raised in a way that encouraged us to help others=

when we can. we truly enjoy working with organizations that are trying to
improve the condition of the world."

the indigo girls' activism and their careers shifted into overdrive in 1989=

after the release of their self-titled debut, which earned a grammy for best=

contemporary folk recording.

"i believe it's vital for artists to encourage fans to speak out about=
important
issues," she said. "i think it falls upon all of us to help spread the=
message
and to do our part."

one of the keys to their success, saliers notes, is the duo's ability to=
work as
a team, even if they don't always see eye to eye.

"everyone has differences of opinion at times, but communication is the key=
to
resolving problems," she said.

that message is echoed in their latest cd, "despite our differences,"=
released
earlier this month. although at least one reviewer has called the album the=

indigo girls' most politically subtle in a while, several tracks resonate=
with
strong political messages, including "pendulum swinger," an emotional=
indictment
of the war on terror.

along with her concerns about war, saliers says, one of the world's most=
urgent
issues is the need to find alternative fuel sources.

"we have to find a way to provide energy while also doing justice to the=
earth.
instead of coal energy, we need to look at wind turbines and solar power,"=
she
said. "we need to invest our resources into projects that shift the=
paradigm.
whether you're talking about the environment and energy or politics and
religion, it's all about keeping a balance that we can all live with."

info
what: carolina hope festival, benefit for aids awareness and education,
featuring the indigo girls, aimee mann, roman candle and over the rhine.
when: 1:30 to 10:30 p.m. sunday; gates open at 1 p.m.
where: koka booth amphitheatre at regency park in cary.
tickets: $20-$35 adults, $10 for students; free for children 12 and younger.=

834-4000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
details: www.carolinahope.org, (877) 754-7452.

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date:         tue, 3 oct 2006 10:09:43 -0400
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hey y'all:
i have two tickets that i won't be able to use, i'm selling them for $50
each, which is what i paid for them including the annoying fees. i would be
happy to spring for shipping - i would hate to see fourth row go to waste.

10/13/2006  indigo girls, radio city music hall  number of tickets: 2, seat
locations: section sec orch2, row dd, seats (203, 202)  orch

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date:         tue, 3 oct 2006 12:48:10 -0400
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subject:      2 tix for friday atl show for sale
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2 ga tickets for sale - i can't make it.

selling them for what i paid for them:  $38 a piece.

email me if you're interested.  i'm in atlanta so i can meet you there with
them or whatever.

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date:         tue, 3 oct 2006 23:27:19 -0400
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subject:      tickets for philadelphia show 10/10
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i have 2 tickets to the philadelphia show on 10/10 at 8pm at the
kimmel center - verizon hall. seats are in the orchestra, row g, #114
& 115. face value is $40 each, would be willing to sell for $75 for
the pair or best offer. please contact me off the list.

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date:         wed, 4 oct 2006 20:07:57 +1000
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subject:      nashville city paper article
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hi folks,

another article/emily interview, this time from the nashville city paper. =
you
can read it online at:
http://www.nashvillecitypaper.com/index.cfm?section=3d12&screen=3dnews&news_id=3d5=
2450

cheers,
sherlyn

---begin forwarded article---
indigo girls keep stretching out after 20 years
by ron wynn, rwynn@nashvillecitypaper.com
october 03, 2006

many groups or individual performers establish a reliable, comfortable style=
and
sound after being together for long periods of time, but that's definitely=
not
the case with the duo of amy ray and emily saliers, better known as the=
indigo
girls.

after recording and performing as a unit for more than 20 years, their 10th=

studio release, despite our differences (hollywood), is among their most
conceptually challenging and varied works ever. ray and saliers will be
performing songs from that work and all their other releases tonight in=
concert
at the ryman auditorium along with the weepies, and saliers admits this last=

session represented some major differences from past projects.

"well, we moved out of our comfort zone in many ways," she said. "we did=
this at
mitchell's (producer mitchell froom) home studio in california, plus almost=

everyone was in the room together rather than doing separate vocals in=
different
locations and then putting everything together. there's also some elements=
there
musically that are different in terms of the arrangements, harmonies and=
flavor.
but we still kept the things in that have always defined our sound, and we=
also
had the types of issue-oriented numbers that we wanted, so i think it's like=
a
best possible situation for us."

besides the declarative, earnest vocal exchanges, interaction and shared=
leads
of ray and saliers, despite our differences also includes guest appearances=
from
brandi carlile and pink, two ardent fans of their music (the indigo girls
recently did harmonies on the single "dear mr. president" featured on the=
pink
cd i'm not dead).

there are also more hard-hitting message tracks, notably "pendulum swinger,"=

which tackles both sexism and their dissent with the current=
administration's
foreign and domestic policies. however, there are also songs like lead=
single
"in little perennials" and "i believe in love" in which the focus is more=
social
than topical, and where the blend of acoustic and electric instruments plus=

froom's understated production and the assistance of drummer matt=
chamberlain,
keyboardists carol isaacs and froom, plus bassist clare kenny are also=
expertly
utilized.

despite our differences also marks a change for the indigo girls from a=
business
perspective, as it's their first release under a new deal with hollywood
records, one that saliers says "seemed like a better fit for us at this=
time,
though we also were very happy with our time on epic." while anticipating=
the
upcoming tour and still pleased with the long-term professional and personal=

alliance with ray, saliers says there's one thing she'd eventually like to=
do
that might surprise some longtime fans.

"i'd like to make a solo record that's more rhythmically upbeat," she said.=

"atlanta has a great urban scene and i really love a lot of that music,=
people
like mary j. blige and stevie wonder. eventually i'd like to do something=
more
in that arena on my own."

----------------------------------------------------------------------------=
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what: the indigo girls with the weepies
when: 7:30 tonight
where: the ryman auditorium, 116 fifth ave. n.
cost: $38.50, $28.50
info: 889-3060

copyright 2000-2004, the city paper llc.

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date:         thu, 5 oct 2006 23:12:05 +1000
reply-to:     sherlyn koo <sherlyn@pixelopolis.com>
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hi folks,

here's a review from creative loafing.  you'd think that, being an atlanta=
paper
and all, they could find someone who could tell the difference between amy=
and
emily, but apparently not...

you can read it online at:
http://atlanta.creativeloafing.com/gyrobase/content?oid=3doid%3a135699

-sherlyn

---begin forwarded article---
indigo girls gone wild
despite our differences
by david lee simmons

published 10.04.2006

there's something alternately reassuring and unsettling about the indigo=
girls'
latest release, despite our differences. it is being promoted as a landmark=

release of sorts, on many levels. they're celebrating 20 years together=
(even
though they formed in 1985) and their first album on hollywood records after=

leaving epic records last year. there's also the fact it was recorded=
outside
their "comfort zone" of georgia and instead in the california home of=
producer
mitchell froom.

throw in some guest vocals by pink and newbie singer/songwriter brandi=
carlisle,
and you'd think we'd have something revolutionary going on here.

what's unsettling about all this is how -- despite all these differences --=

familiar despite our differences still sounds. because no matter how=
boundaries
are pushed, the indigo girls remain a very reassuring duo who trade on
soft-imagery lyrics, pitch-perfect harmonies and soothing acoustic=
flourishes.
still politically savvy, still relationship-weary, still pondering=
everything
from feminism to the good old healing power of love, this pair comforts even=

when it tries to challenge.

it's a shame the girls didn't push the boundaries even further, because=
efforts
such as "rock and roll heaven's gate" are flat-out head-turners by their
standards. not only does the tune start out with, and ultimately soar on,
(gasp!) electric guitars, but pink's background vocal delivers the kind of=
edge
and muscle that amy ray should risk more often. even though "gate" is an=
r.i.p.
to a punk-rock movement that the girls seem to glance from afar, it doesn't=

detract from the notion that they can indeed rock when properly motivated.=
when
you have pink, why hold back?

ditto carlile's contribution to the closing song, "last tears." her vocals=
fit
right in on the harmonies and on their own, but don't necessarily bring much=
new
to the table. "i'm gonna rack my mind one last time until i cannot think/i'm=

gonna dip into your memory and take a good stiff drink," ray sings. "and=
when
i'm drunk on the last drop of sadness about how we went wrong/i'm gonna play=

this song... ."

infoindigo girls play the tabernacle thurs.-fri., oct. 5-6. $30-$35. 8 p.m.=
152
luckie st. 404-294-6400. www.livenation.com.

=a91996-2006 creative loafing media - all rights reserved

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i didn't see them on! did they show them on early in the show or something? i missed the first half. if anyone can make me a copy i would send a blank cassette with postage and all.

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they are on on the 13th right?


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uh-ho! duhhhhhhhhh! shoot! so that's why i didn't see them!! (whew!)  thanks!

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they are on on the 13th right?


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i didn't see them on! did they show them on early in the show or something? i missed the first half. if anyone can make me a copy i would send a blank cassette with postage and all.

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please email me if you leave near one of these areas. i have stuff to trade. thanks so much...

  carla ;o)


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hi folks,

here's an article from the post and courier in charleston.

you can read it online at:
http://www.charleston.net/assets/webpages/departmental/news/stories.aspx?sec=
tion
=3dpreview&tableid=3d111505&pubdate=3d10/5/2006

cheers,
sherlyn

---begin forwarded article---
'girls' power endures after 10th studio release
by devin grant
special to the post and courier

they started their career playing cover songs in bars, including right here=
in
charleston, but eventually rose to fame as one of the most easily identified=

female duos in music today.

to say that the indigo girls' career thus far has been successful would be
something of an understatement. amy ray and emily saliers have enjoyed a=
string
of successful albums, including the indigo girls' big-selling, self-titled
debut, which was released in 1989. that recording won the pair a grammy=
award
for best contemporary folk recording in 1990. the duo's debut album and
subsequent releases have yielded songs such as "closer to fine," "galileo"=
and
"least complicated" that have received airplay on radio stations across the=

country.

ray and saliers have just released the 10th studio album by the indigo=
girls,
titled "despite our differences."

speaking to preview from knoxville, tenn., earlier this week, ray took some=
time
to talk about the new cd, the upcoming charleston show (at the charleston=
music
hall on saturday night), and the art of combining college term papers with=
music
gigs.

the indigo girls have been making music now for more than 20 years. when=
asked
how it feels to have sustained a professional music career for that long,=
ray is
pretty humble.

"it just feels lucky, fortunate, i guess," says ray. "i don't know how to=
really
analyze it or know why it works, but we're just so fortunate, because we=
have a
lot of friends who do this, and we know how hard it is to keep being able to=
do
it."

"despite our differences" was produced by mitchell froom, who has worked=
with
some of the industry's biggest names, including paul mccartney. ray revealed=

that getting the chance to work with froom was a great opportunity.

"he's worked with so many people who we love," says ray. "elvis costello,=
los
lobos, suzanne vega. he was interested in working with us, and we were=
really
excited about that. he's a keyboard player, so he has a really thorough=
approach
to chords and harmonies, and how they move through a song and how they=
emphasize
the song's dynamics. we hadn't ever worked with anybody who really spent as=
much
time looking at that. he increased the vitality of every song."

the new cd also marks the indigo girls' debut on a new label, hollywood=
records,
which falls under the disney umbrella.

preview wanted to know if there were any hesitations because of the size and=

scope of hollywood's parent company.

"when we were getting ready to sign with (hollywood)," says ray, "we were=
like,
'is this going to be an issue?' because it's such a big huge media=
conglomerate,
but it turned out to be the option that really worked best for us out of the=

different things we were looking at. (hollywood) was so enthusiastic and so=

music-oriented, and really quite a small label. they made us feel like they=

would really focus on our project. we really like them. they're really good=

people. they have been very supportive."

so is there a chance then that fans might be able to hear an indigo girls=
song
in a disney animated feature someday?

"it would depend on the movie," advises ray. "we're very interested in doing=

soundtrack work - we always have been. we've been offered scripts in the=
past
that didn't really reflect our values. (with hollywood records) i think that=

will happen eventually. that was one of the other things that made us decide=
to
go with (hollywood). that would be really fun."

while writing and recording an album of songs is a challenging undertaking,=
ray
is upbeat about the challenges that went into selecting the songs to go on=
the
album, as well as the recording process.

"the songs were all quite challenging, but in a good way," she says "the=
record
is still so fresh, and it's hard for me to have perspective on that. i think=

there are certain songs that have special things about them for me, like=
'three
county highway' has these guitar tones that i really love, or 'rock and roll=

heaven's gate' because of the fact that pink sang on it."

while not everyone would expect a pop artist such as pink to show up on an
indigo girls cd, ray says that there was a mutual admiration between the two=

acts that resulted in each contributing to the other's project.

as ray recalls, "(pink) sent a request through our manager and said, 'i=
really
want you guys to do this song with me. i'm a huge fan. i grew up singing=
your
songs to learn how to sing.' we were just like, 'wow,' because we were huge=
pink
fans, too. we just didn't realize there would be a connection. so we went in=
and
did 'dear mr. president' on her record, and we were just blown away by how
talented she is. she has the most amazing voice."

pink returned the favor on the new indigo girls cd by lending her vocals to=

"rock and roll heaven's gate." ray says she is happy with the way the song=
came
out, with one exception. "we wish she could be on tour with us to sing 'rock=
and
roll heaven's gate.' we miss her when we play it."

ray also revealed that one of the best songs on the new album, "dirt and=
dead
ends," has a special element that lends to the sound of the piece.

"'dirt and dead ends' is special because we took a demo that i did at home=
of
that song and built the album cut around it. we stuck to the demo instead of=

having me record it again."

ray says that froom worked with her homemade demo, layering on other=
elements.
the rawness of her original recording is what truly makes the song moving
though. "it's just me sitting at this little table in my writing room with=
my
tape machine in front of me. it's very stark, because it's the vocal and=
guitar
on one track."

the indigo girls will have played only a handful of dates on the current=
tour
before making hitting the lowcountry, but ray is already upbeat about the=
tour's
progress.

"it's going great," she says. "the band is just really great to play with.=
it's
just awesome. we do a lot of touring alone, but we haven't played with a=
band in
a few years, and we really wanted the band that played on the record to come=

out, so we got them together, and it's really fun."

as for what fans can expect to hear at saturday's show, ray advises, "we'll=
do a
lot of stuff from the new record, but we'll mix it up. we do some songs all=
by
ourselves, some stuff with the band, old and new. we always try to cover our=

different records. we don't know what the set list will be like because we
change it every night."

when ray and saliers are not busy recording or touring, much of their time=
is
devoted to supporting various charitable causes, including those that=
support
gay rights (ray and saliers are both gay), the environment and native=
american
rights.

daemon records, the independent music label ray founded several years ago,=
also
keeps her busy. past releases have included albums by kristen hall, ellen=
james
society and three finger cowboy.

"it's going great," says ray of the label. "we're taking some time off from=

releasing any new records, just in order to get the records that we have out=

already in order. we put out, like, 10 records in a 1 1/2-year time span,=
and we
really needed to stop for a little while and focus and catch up with our
accounting. i'm definitely going to do another solo record, so that will=
come
out next year sometime. we're going to do some things over itunes - some=
digital
releases, as well."

ray says she is anxious to get to charleston, since the city holds some fond=

memories from the indigo girls' early days.

"we played charleston a lot when we were coming up, through the late '80s,"=
says
ray. "we played at cafe 99 (now the site of bubba gump's on the market), and=
at
this really cool place called the breach inlet yacht club on isle of palms.=
we
must have played there once or twice a month for a long time. i remember,
because i was in college and we would come on the weekends. i just remember=
this
hotel we used to stay at, i can't remember where it was, but i remember=
doing my
term papers all the time at the gigs. there would be three people sleeping=
on
our floor, and i'd be outside in a lawn chair on the back deck of the hotel=
room
with the little light on working on my term papers. we have really good=
memories
of walking around the market and seeing women making the baskets. it's a=
really
interesting place."

if you go

who: the indigo girls w/the weepies.
when: saturday, 8 p.m.
where: the charleston music hall, 37 john st.
cost: $38.
tickets: www.etix.com, millennium music stores, or by calling 800-514-3849.
info: 853-2252.

devin grant can be reached at chucktowncritic@yahoo.com.

this article was printed via the web on 10/7/2006 1:56:05 am . this article
appeared in the post and courier and updated online at charleston.net on
thursday, october 05, 2006.

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hi folks,

here's an article from the newark star-ledger.  you can read it online at:
http://www.nj.com/entertainment/ledger/index.ssf?/base/entertainment-1/11601=
1025
7210210.xml&coll=3d1

also, there's an article in the baltimore sun that i won't post because it's=

nothing too new, but you can read it online here:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/bal-li.music05oct05,0,407964=
4.st
ory?coll=3dbal-artslife-music

cheers,
sherlyn

---begin forwarded article---
indigo girls soften political rhetoric
childhood friends from georgia performing together for 2 decades
friday, october 06, 2006
by jay lustig
star-ledger staff
pop/rock

"dear mr. president," from punky pop singer pink's recent album, is one of=
the
nastiest protest songs in recent memory, asking questions such as "how do=
you
sleep while the rest of us cry?" and "how do you walk with your head held=
high?"

the folk-rock duo the indigo girls sang backup on "dear mr. president." but=

while there are some topical references on their own new album, "despite our=

differences," they are far less blunt.

"i'm not a great didactic political songwriter," says amy ray, 42, who forms=
the
atlanta-based duo with fellow singer-songwriter-guitarist emily saliers, 43.=

"when it comes to me, i'll do it, but i'm not going to force it,'cause it=
just
would come off wrong. i've tried to write songs about the (bush)=
administration,
but it's so paralyzing. it's like, where do you start?"

instead, when writing for "despite our differences," ray focused on people=
she
knows. "dirt and dead ends," for example, is about a neighbor with a drug
problem. "rock and roll heaven's gate" is about a band -- described as=
"three
political queers plucking the punk-rock bloom" -- that contemplates breaking=
up.

"here's to your survival and swimming up the stream, crossing over one dam=
after
another, until we get to rock'n' roll heaven's gate," she and saliers sing.=

pink, returning the favor for "dear mr. president," chimes in, too.

"i'm talking to myself ... it's to harden myself, too," ray says. "sometimes=
i
feel like when women try to play rock and be more subversive, or more=
political,
or more queer ... it's just harder, there are more hurdles. also, i'm=
looking at
the fact that, in the musical world, everything's pretty cyclical. there's a=

trend and a backlash, a trend and a backlash, back and forth, back and=
forth."

the indigo girls, who perform in newark on wednesday and in new york on oct.=
13
with backing by drummer matt chamberlain, bassist clare kenny and=
keyboardist
carol isaacs (roman candle opens), have managed to survive those backlashes=

better than most.

childhood friends in decatur, ga., they began performing together in the
southeast in the mid-'80s, and broke through in 1989 with a self-titled=
album on
the major label epic and a hit single, "closer to fine." with their=
ambitiously
intertwined vocals, forcefully strummed guitars and complex personalities --=

saliers' writing can be either intensely literate or buoyantly cheerful,=
while
ray is both a rocker and a brooder -- they built a huge following. by 1997,=
they
were headlining at madison square garden.

they and epic parted ways after last year's "rarities" album. "despite our
differences" came out on the smaller hollywood label.

"it reinvigorates you (to be on a new label), but we would be doing what we=
do
whether we got a deal or not," ray says. "we don't have expectations that=
we're
going to have no. 1 hits or anything. but we have a feeling that we're with=
a
group of people who are enthusiastic, and that's nice."

the album also marks the duo's first collaboration with veteran producer
mitchell froom, who has worked with elvis costello, los lobos, sheryl crow=
and
crowded house. ray says froom helped keep the album's sound simple and=
direct.

"he wants there to be as little as possible: don't have extra notes, don't=
have
extra things you don't need," she says. "if something's not good enough,=
don't
try to just cover it up with something else.

"we have always wanted to work with him,'cause we like what he's done, and=
he
just has a certain ... mitchell froomness. i don't know what it is. he's=
very
humble about it, but we feel that it's huge, the way he affects things."

=a9 2006  the star ledger
=a9 2006 nj.com all rights reserved.


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