John, Mike, Ben, Mike, Sally

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04.22.03 "Damage" at

02.10.03 "Damage" in Ink 19.

02.08.03 Swizzle-Stick reviews "Damage" here.

02.08.03 reviews "Damage" here.

01.18.03 Britt Daniels of Spoon picks "Damage" as one of his Top Ten of 2002.

01.06.03 Sponic interviews Ben Dickey of Western Keys here.

12.01.02 Check out John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats' latest rant in Last Plane To Jakarta. (check out song #5 on page 6).

11.17.02 Magnet reviews "Damage" here.

11.17.02 Splendid review here.

11.13.02 "Damage" reviewed by Baby Sue here.

11.11.02 "Damage" reviewed by Sponic here.

11.02.02 The Austin Chronicle reviews the EP here.

10.30.02 "Damage" reviewed by Pitchfork here.

06.26.02 Rumor has it that Ben Dickey isn't a very good bowler.

05.28.02 Western Keys will be touring in June, most of the tour in support of Britt Daniel (of Spoon) playing solo, and some of it with Crooked Fingers, too!

05.06.01 Western Keys are the newest members of the self-starter foundation family!

Austin's Western Keys make the kind of slow-and-tortured-yet-awfully-catchy-and-pretty indie rock that we all love so much. The Keys flesh out the twists and turns with whatever instumentation they need to. Think Bright Eyes, Modest Mouse, Japancakes, Matt Pond PA, Kingsbury Manx, etc.

"Gettin' Sick"

Catalog number: PSP 023
Track listing: click here
Release date: 09.10.02

A solid and eclectic EP. 7 songs, ranging from twisted-and-torn to simple and sweet.

05.15.04 New York, NY at Mercury Lounge w/ Shannon Wright, Thalia Zedak, Brian Straw ***Ben solo***

click here for all self-starter tour dates.

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