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Delta Spirit: WXPN's October 2008 Artist to Watch

XPN Artist To Watch Delta Spirit

Based in San Diego, the Delta Spirit have made their musical home somewhere between indie-rock and alt-country, with a foundation built on battle-cry vocals and unconventional instrumentation, even including trash can lids.

Mixing blues, country, and roots rock with theatrical performances, Delta Spirit has made quite a name for itself. Having toured alongside Dr. Dog and Cold War Kids, they have earned themselves a dedicated underground following and drawn a chorus of praise for their fresh sound that emits joy and conviction with every note. Though they originally self-released their debut full length album, Ode To Sunshine, it has been re-released by Rounder Records.

Recent Release: Ode to Sunshine
Release Date: August 26, 2008
Label: Rounder
Band Origin: San Diego, California

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