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A band, a part

My lingering qualms with Devendra Banhart's new album have very little to do with its substance and more to do with its consistency, a quality that throughout What Will We Be? seems present only in its glaring absence.
Devendra Banhart and the Grogs live at Berklee Performance Center, November 14, 2009
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 27, 2009
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Devendra Banhart | What Will We Be

With the title of his latest album, this lovably polyglot erstwhile (and unwitting) “freak” folkie turned gallery darling and global lounge lizard asks a valid question. Indeed, what will we be this time?
Warner/Reprise (2009)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 13, 2009
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LA story

Ask people around here why they'd never move to LA and "the traffic" will reliably top the list. That sure sounds reasonable, but check it out: by not languishing in belching cars and rotting the sky for hours at a time, by not submitting to the forced
Little Joy's journey starts at home
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 19, 2009
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2008 Listravaganza!

We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008
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Going on sale: October 3, 2008

Low vs Diamond, MC Frontalot, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 01, 2008
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Going on sale: September 26, 2008

Little Joy, Real Ones, Upper Crust and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 24, 2008