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  1. Word 6 PromoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Transworld

    ... Wayne Music: A-Mafia - Street Mafia Tennis - Marathon DJ Premiere - Everything I Am Masta Ace - Acknowledge The Weakerthans - Plea From a Cat Named Virtue Eminem - Infinite Martha Reeves-Heat Wave

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  2. Aaron West & the Roaring 20s (with Cam of Sorority Noise) played...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Brooklynvegan

    ... last year's Bittersweet EP, some older songs, and his covers of The Mountain Goats' "Going to Georgia" and The Weakerthans' "My Favourite Chords." The latter was recently released on Bandcamp , and proceeds go to the ACLU. Opening the show, which ...

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  3. The Key Studio Sessions: WellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Weller is all about hook-driven power trio power pop; Nantz's narrative lyrics and nervous deadpan channel The Weakerthans and Modest Mouse in the best way, and he vividly hones in on the feeling of that post-college, pre-adulthood crash. Somewhat ...

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  4. Listen to Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years and Aaron West cover The WeakerthansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... if you're still bummed that it doesn't include a Philly date, then I encourage you to accept this cover of The Weakerthans' "My Favourite Chords" as a consolation prize. Recording this track under the Aaron West moniker makes a lot of sense. The ...

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  5. listen to Aaron West (Wonder Years) cover Weakerthans, win tix to NYC showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Facebook . Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties also recently released a cover of "My Favourite Chords" by The Weakerthans . Listen to that, with his full list of tour dates, below. Aaron West / Empty Houses / Dryjacket - 2017 Tour Dates March 1st @ ...

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  6. Court: Law enforcement can view private Twitter messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... s happen in real time. The Night: Trippin On Your Love by Primal Scream w/ Haim Altrok: The Reasons [EFC] by The Weakerthans FM Flashback: Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) by Billy Joel

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  7. Man charged with strangling woman in robbery, dumping bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... mment on their behalf. The Night: Trippin On Your Love by Primal Scream w/ Haim Altrok: The Reasons [EFC] by The Weakerthans FM Flashback: Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) by Billy Joel

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  8. Things to Do TonightRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    John K. Samson & the Winter Wheat John K. Samson's beloved band The Weakerthans always made for quintessential snow day listening, and the Winnipeg-based songwriter's latest solo offering, Winter Wheat , is no exception. The album envelops listeners with a warm feeling of nostalgia, and the bittersweet conclusion to the story of Virtute the cat will find longtime fans and newcomers alike straining through misty eyes to hit replay and dive back into Samson's thoughtful and absorbing world.

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  9. John K. Samson & The Winter Wheat, There Is No MountainRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    John K. Samson's beloved band The Weakerthans always made for quintessential snow day listening, and the Winnipeg-based songwriter's latest solo offering, Winter Wheat , is no exception. The album envelops listeners with a warm feeling of nostalgia, and the bittersweet conclusion to the story of Virtute the cat will find longtime fans and newcomers alike straining through misty eyes to hit replay and dive back into Samson's thoughtful and absorbing world.

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  10. John K. Samson & The Winter WheatRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    John K. Samson's beloved band The Weakerthans always made for quintessential snow day listening, and the Winnipeg-based songwriter's latest solo offering, Winter Wheat , is no exception. The album envelops listeners with a warm feeling of nostalgia, and the bittersweet conclusion to the story of Virtute the cat will find longtime fans and newcomers alike straining through misty eyes to hit replay and dive back into Samson's thoughtful and absorbing world.

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  11. 12 can't-miss concerts on the way in Portland, Jan. 20-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Our picks for the top concerts coming up this week, from Herb Alpert and Lani Hall to Devendra Banhart. The rootsy Washington singer's 2016 album "Honest Life" should be love at first listen for Ryan Adams and Judy Collins fans alike.

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  12. John K Samson from The Weakerthans heads to World Cafe Live this AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    The Weakerthans' John K Samson doesn't participate in social media, so if you were hoping to spam his official Facebook page with "Come to Philly!" comments, you shouldn't expect a response. Luckily, the Canadian singer/songwriter will indeed chart a course for World Cafe Live this April anyway with The Winter Wheat, his new live band.

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  13. John K. Samson Wants You to Meet the Addicts and Punks of His HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... write four.' And it's always three." Almost always, that is. In 2014, not long before Samson's beloved band the Weakerthans called it quits, Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers tapped him to write a handful of songs for For the Turnstiles , a dance ...

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  14. The Weakerthans' John K Samson announces tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    The Weakerthans frontman John K Samson returned last year with Winter Wheat , which he made with two of his three Weakerthans bandmates and which we called one of the best emo/punk albums of 2016 . We already knew he was opening two dates on Frank Turner's tour this month, and now he has a headlining tour announced too.

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  15. John K. Samson, Winnipeg AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... and he's arguably the current-day artist most closely associated with the city. In 2003, Samson's old band, the Weakerthans, released an ode to Winnipeg called "One Great City!" (The chorus: "I hate Winnipeg.") Both Young and Samson attended Kelvin ... 3 comments

  16. Toronto's Lee's Palace to host Elliott BroodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... back in October 2014 through Paper Bag Records. The trio recorded the album with producer Ian Blurton (The Weakerthans, Skydiggers) and engineer Nyles Spencer at the Tragically Hip's Bathhouse Studio. Elliott Brood was joined in the studio on select ...

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  17. Heimerman's Best Albums of 2016: Slow start with a strong finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Samson has had an address in my heart since his days as the frontman of the adorably deep Canadian outfit, The Weakerthans. I miss hanging out in their cramped two-bedroom upper, but with the other three members having moved out, Samson is able to ...

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  18. The 20 best emo/punk albums of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... year for this kind of music. The only major disappointment: no Brand New album . It's the perfect time for The Weakerthans to end their hiatus - they're more influential than ever - but while they haven't done that yet, frontman John K Samson's ...

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  19. Frank Turner tells us his top 10 albums of 2016, covered The Mountain GoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... of 2016 , with some commentary on each one. It includes upcoming tourmates Arkells and John K Samson (of The Weakerthans), plus punk veterans Descendents and NOFX , sad-indie staples Frightened Rabbit , and more. Check out his whole list below. In ...

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  20. Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties releases full discography as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... will receive last May's Bittersweet EP and a previously unreleased cover of "My Favourite Chords" by The Weakerthans. Philadelphia: Home to a rich musical history, a unique musical identity, and one of the nation's most thriving musical communities. ...

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