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Tuesday, October 6 2009

Running with the Beasts: An Interview with Castanets

After being held-up at gunpoint, recording alone in the desert, and being covered by Sufjan Stevens, Castanets' Ray Raposa is finally ready to step out on his own with a concept album about wild beasts that features some of his most tender and dramatic performances to date.


Friday, August 7 2009

Castanets - Texas Rose, the Thaw, and the Beasts (new album / MP3)


Tuesday, October 7 2008

Castanets: City of Refuge

City of Refuge is so quiet and tense with energy, so spare and spacious, that you may believe it capable of being a dozen different kinds of albums. But no matter what it is, it's brilliant.


Tuesday, October 30 2007

Castanets: In the Vines

With In the Vines, Ray Raposa injects his lonely travel ballads with a yearning to settle down, and produces the strongest Castanets record yet.


Tuesday, October 11 2005

Castanets: First Light’s Freeze

This spare, creepy album is often pleasant and always surprising. Bearded zombies in love: I've got your soundtrack.


Monday, October 18 2004

Castanets: Cathedral


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