Around 2005, I stumbled upon the New Pornographers via one of those ubiquitous sampler CDs stuck in the middle of every music magazine of the aughts. The song "Use It" lead me to seek out the rest of the band's third album "Twin Cinema." It was love at first listen.
Home town musician Devon Allman played blues, rock and soul guitar for a sold-out crowd at the Gramophone on Saturday.
To date, November's a bit laid back; here's a weekend lacking a large number of picks, but enough good-quality ones.