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Review: Castanets | Texas Rose, the Thaw and the Beasts

Although based in a rustic, country-western sound, Ray Raposa's Castanets are irreverent, using familiar elements like pedal-steel guitars and gospel choruses in defiant ways.
Asthmatic Kitty (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  September 18, 2009

The future is blight

What with all the Devendras and Bonnie Princes and Phosphorescents and wanna-Beams dragging their unruly beards around the nation lately, it's getting harder and harder to keep your post-folk dudes with guitars straight.
The post-Americanan kicks of Castanets
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 18, 2008

Dylan Metrano & Paper Birds + Castanets

A well-attended show at the Meg Perry Center Sunday featured the debut of a new local supergroup of sorts, Dylan Metrano & Paper Birds.
Music seen at Meg Perry Center, October 26, 2008
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 29, 2008