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October 28, 2011 at 10:20 AM

Meet Pollens, Seattle's Dirty Projectors

Posted by Andrew Matson

Not that Brooklyn-based band Dirty Projectors has exclusive rights on Afrobeat-inspired indie rock, or combining wordless vocal counterpoint with trickling guitars — but the similarities are too striking with Seattle act Pollens not to mention. Check Pollens' freely downloadable songs at and enjoy the videos above. Both have been available for months but I'm just getting hip now.

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