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The Builders And The Butchers: White-Knuckle Americana

On The Spark, due out May 19, the band's acoustic folk-rock sound is shot through with nervy, hellfire-and-brimstone intensity.
The Builders And The Butchers' fifth album, The Spark, comes out May 19. Source: Courtesy of the artist

For more than a decade, the members of The Builders And The Butchers have specialized in a kind of white-knuckle Americana: Their acoustic folk-rock sound is shot through with nervy, hellfire-and-brimstone intensity. The Portland-born

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