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The Head and the Heart returned to St. Louis and the Pageant a week after releasing its second album, "Let's Be Still," tip-toeing into the new material.

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Thao Nguyen may be spending her days traversing the country by way of tour bus, putting on shows and taking part in numerous summer music festivals (she and the Get Down Stay Down hit St. Louis for a show at Off Broadway this Sunday, August 18), but that's not all she's up to.

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"We the Common"
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down
Ribbon Music

Thao Nguyen formed the basis of Thao & the Get Down Stay Down around 2004 with drummer Willis Thompson in Falls Church, Va., later picking up (and, since then, dropping) musicians Adam Thompson and Frank Stewart and relocating the duo's efforts to San Francisco.

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The latest from Thao & the Get Down Stay Down comes on with plenty of tart hooks and rhythmic bounce -- but the banjo is its secret weapon.

Published in Music News
Tuesday, 22 July 2008 17:00

Thao With the Get Down Stay Down 7/22/08

Getting her start at a young age in Falls Church, Va., Thao Nguyen has pushed her sound and songwriting past her indie folk origins. With backing band the Get Down Stay Down, she brought her idiosyncratic blend of pop and danceable rock to the KDHX studios.

Published in Live Performances
Monday, 31 March 2008 09:14

Thao With the Get Down Stay Down 3/31/08

Thao Nguyen and her band don't only brave bee stings. Thao With the Get Down Stay Down braved International Pop Overthrow with the perky, folk-influenced pop songs of their album "We Brave Bee Stings and All."

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