I love this band. Not only are Kevin and Anita Robinson great people (and they just added two more great folks to their lineup), but they write amazing songs and play them right. Their fifth album, Rose City (their adopted home of Portland, Oregon's nickname) was written, recorded and mixed in their (new-ish) backyard home studio in one quick month. And it doesn't suffer for that. Mastered by the excellent Tony Lash at SuperDigital. (www.vivavoce.com, www.barsuk.com)

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