ACL 2009 Day Three: In Which We Fall In Lurve With White Dress

White Dress opened for the Heartless Bastards on Thursday night in Houston, while we were at Them Crooked Vultures in Austin. We finally got to catch them just a few minutes back and sweet mama was it nice. The Austin-based band, led by the raven-haired Arum Rae, kicked the mud off our shoes with a quick set of bluesy PJ Harvey snarl. As the kids on the Hands Up Houston message board say: NOICE. We aren't just saying that because she looks like one of our tattoos. We don't think.

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