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Kasey Anderson Kasey Anderson is a songwriter from Portland, OR. His albums Dead Roses (2004) and The Reckoning (2007) were praised by Paste, No Depression, The Onion A/V Club, and USA Today, among many others. His new album, Nowhere Nights, will be released February 16 on Red River Records. This blog, of the same name, will focus on Anderson's take on touring, recording, and releasing music independently.

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Kasey Anderson  |  March 24, 2010

I would love to tell you that SXSW was an insane, debaucherous blur but my days of debauchery are well behind me. Fact is, SXSW was exhausting, and all I did was play my gigs and try to catch as many of my friends' bands as I possibly could. I can understand people who attend SXSW to play, or to cover music, but to simply spectate and stand in line all week, getting increasingly drunker ...

SXSW Schedule

Kasey Anderson  |  March 16, 2010

I would be remiss if I did not pass along my SXSW show schedule, along with some info about the gigs, so here it is: MARCH 17 Burnside Distribution Party The Independent @ 501 Studios 501 I-35 Austin, TX 78702 12:00 - Shivering Denizens 12:45 - Righteous Hillbillies 1:30 - Kasey Anderson 2:15 - T. Tex Edwards & Out On Parole 3:05 - Coal Porters 3:55 - The Nashville ...

To All the Young Dudes

Kasey Anderson  |  March 14, 2010

As young artists throughout the country (myself included) prepare for next week's SXSW Festival in Austin, TX, i offer a few modest proposals. Tune Your Guitar: Sounds simple, right? That's because it is. It takes maybe 45 seconds, tops. And yet, on any given night in most American cities, you can see countless low-slung hipster guitarists who can't be bothered to tune their ...

Portland, OR, February 25, 2010

Kasey Anderson  |  March 10, 2010

We had to fly from San Francisco to Portland, due simply to the fact that the drive is twelve hours and, maybe somebody is capable of staying up all night, driving, and then playing an in-store followed by a show, but that person ain't me. So, like I said, we had to fly. The aforementioned in-store happened at Music Millennium, a record store I've been going to since I was 14 years ...

San Francisco, CA, February 24, 2010

Kasey Anderson  |  March 6, 2010

Sometimes you gotta make the best of it. The first date in a week-long run of West Coast shows with the brilliant Matthew Ryan started, let's say ominously, but ended with a roomful of people raising their voices in celebration, so it couldn't have been half bad, right? Without naming any names, I'll say this: there were two other artists on the bill, aside from Matthew and ...

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