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Dick Stusso shares music video for "In Heaven"

Dick Stusso, the Bay Area’s own “failure-prone fantasist in a cowboy hat” (East Bay Express), hits the road again next week for a run of dates with Sub Pop’s Jo Passed, preceded by a solo acoustic set opening for Angel Olsen at the Masonic Temple in Asheville, North Carolina. To whet your appetite for these upcoming performances,...

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Dick Stusso's In Heaven out now

In Heaven, the new album from beloved Oakland enigma Dick Stusso, is out today on LP, CD, digital, and cassette. Stusso, the musical alter ego for songwriter Nic Russo, has been described as “a failure-prone fantasist in a cowboy hat” (East Bay Express), a “stoic purveyor of country-fried gloom rock” (The Bay Bridged), and “like ...

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Dick Stusso shares new song "Getting Loose"

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Today, MAGNET Magazine debuted “Getting Loose,” the second single from Dick Stusso’s sophomore album In Heaven. The rollicking track sees Oakland musician Nic Russo once again inhabiting his lachrymose failed troubadour alter ago, ruminating on his prospects in a soused-up baritone.  Stream the track below. In Heaven is out Fr...

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Announcing Dick Stusso's In Heaven LP; listen to "Modern Music"

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Hardly Art is proud to announce its first release of the new year: Dick Stusso’s In Heaven. Lead single “Modern Music” is an apt introduction to Stusso, an existentialist cowboy character inhabited by Bay Area songwriter Nic Russo. You can stream the song or watch a lyric video starring Stusso below. In Heaven is out Friday, March 2nd on LP, CD,...

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