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Saturna Included in Amazing Mixtapes October 22, 2007

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Saturna has been included in a couple of blogs mixtapes recently and the company is amazing.  Check out this one from NW blog Tremelo 100 that features Saturna song Just For Thrills along with songs from other Portland bands like Swoon 23, The Upsidedown, Nordic, The Dandy Warhols, Stars Of Track And Field, The Prids, The High Violets, Charmparticles and more.

http://tremelo100.blogspot.com/2007_08_01_archive.html

and this one from Indie Music Blog that features songs from Wintersleep, Saturna, Small Sins, Black Moth Super Rainbow and Mardeen.

http://www.indiemusicfilter.com/?p=394

Saturna Set To Play Bumbershoot August 31, 2007

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 Saturna are very excited to be playing Bumbershoot this weekend with a ton of amazing acts like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Shins, The Blakes, School Yard Heroes, The Lashes and so many more.  We’re going on at 2pm on Monday in the Exhibition Hall, so see you there.

 Saturna has also been recieving tons of love from radio and the internet.  KEXP, KUFO and other local NW stations along with internet radio stations Altrok and Shoegaze Radio Live and Sirius Radio shows have been playing Saturna songs.

Saturna is also pleased to be included in recent podcasts and music mixes.  Fidel’s Diary includes Saturna song Roll Down along with tracks from Datarock, Spoon and Robbers On High Street.  Instrumental Analysis included Roll Down along with songs from Blonde Redhead, Kasabian, and Kings Of Leon.  And last but not least Sound The Siren Magazine included Roll Down with songs from Editors, Interpol, Stars and White Stripes. 

See you at Bumbershoot in Seattle and next weekend in Portland at MusicfestNW!

Saturna Rock MusicfestNW, KEXP, VH1 and The Oregonian July 30, 2007

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Its been a good couple of weeks for Saturna.   We played an awesome show in Seattle with The High Violets, Levator and Romance (thanks to Seattlest for the show preview).  Last week in Portland we played the KEXP PDXplore showcase with The Purrs, Shorthand For Epic and Bombs Into You and this Saturday played Rock Paper Scissors at the Division St. Fair with Southerly, The Lightning Bugs, Theda Bara, and a bunch of other bands.  We’ve been having tons of fun playing with old friends, making new ones and preparing for our MusicfestNW festival appearance in September with The Prids, The Sun The Sea, Green Circles and The Heavenly States.

Saturna is still making waves in the college music world, being played on over 200 radio stations in medium rotation or higher, as well as numerous podcasts and internet radio stations, including Leopard Print Lounge.  Check out the podcast from The Hollydog Blog where they feature Pop Rocks along with songs from BRMC, Muggabears, Handsome Furs and more.  Big thanks to The Retro Music Snob for pointing us to the Broken Dial Mixtape Vol 12 that also includes Pop Rocks next to songs from Iron & Wine, Art In Manila, BOAT and more.

Big thanks to VH1 who were nice enough to announce the release of Some Delicious Enemy as well as put up a Saturna Artist Page which lists tour dates, discography ect.

Saturna was recently featured in the The Oregonian’s Band In A Box as well as the on the Indie Music Filter blog.

And last but not least, one of our favorite blogs, Berkeley Place, says that if you’re into Saturna, JAMC, Mogwai or Yo La Tengo you should check out Dirty On Purpose and we agree.

Saturna Included in Amazing Podcasts July 2, 2007

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Saturna is really excited that songs from Some Delicious Enemy are getting included in podcasts from all over the world.  Last week it was France and this week Brazil as well as one from Little Radio in LA.

 Big thanks to Little Radio for including Saturna in their podcast entitled “Mixtape Vol 6, Not In My House“.  Saturna song Fall was featured along with songs from Beastie Boys, Spoon, Division Day, Explorers Club and more.  Check out this amazing podcast here: http://www.littleradio.com/feeds/features/view/1467

Ultimo Volume, a radio show on 99.5 Lumen FM in Curitiba Brazil, started a weekly podcast a while back and #19 includes Saturna songs Pop Rocks and Just For Thrills along with some of our favorite bands Kaiser Cheifs, Great Northern, Sister Vanilla (of Jesus and Mary Chain pedigree), Lost in the Trees and fellow Portland band Menomena.  Check out this podcast here: http://www.ultimovolume.com.br/arquivo.html

Saturna are Snazzy As F#@! June 27, 2007

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Saturna have been included in a couple of podcasts recently.  We are very excited to be a part of the Snazzy As…  series of podcasts put on by The Blue Walrus.  This episode is entitled Snazzy As F#@! Vol. 8 and includes Saturna song Pop Rocks as well as a bunch of other amazing artists including The Wombats, YACHT, The Moths, Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly and more.  Check out the podcast here: http://www.thebluewalrus.com/2007/06/24/snazzy-vol8-goodbooks-the-moths-the-wombats-and-yacht/

Saturna also wants to thanks So The Wind… a podcast from France that included Saturna song Fall along with songs from none other than The Fall, The Sleepover Disaster, Neurosis, Japanese shriek-punk band Melt Banana and more.   Check out Episode #49 here: http://sothewind.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=221783

Saturna Featured on Multiple Podcasts June 11, 2007

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Saturna is pleased to announce that a whole slew of podcasts have featured Saturna songs from our upcoming debut release Some Delicious Enemy.  Thanks to all you podcasters out there sharing the love.  The most recent podcast available from ISPN Media features Blanket Of Stars in a podcast entitled Radio Undone: Prozacly Not What I Needed.

http://www.ispnmedia.com/2007/06/radio-undone-prozacly-not-what/

Fall is featured on the prolific French blog So The Wind Won’t Blow It All Away in the most interestingly named podcast to date, entitled Mostly from a fan’s attic. Ludwig’s van beats open : prom prom prom prom…

http://ikhtonie.net/so_the_wind/?2007/06/04/715-mostly-from-a-fan-s-attic-ludwig-s-van-beats-open-prom-prom-prom-prom

Both Pop Rocks and Blanket Of Stars are featured on The AYAMY DNARB! Show on which chronicles the adventures of Maya and Brandy in their backyard tribe.  It also includes a couple of songs from The Silver Surfer as well.

http://www.garageband.com/user/Filmmaker55/podcast/ayamydnarbshow

And last but not least Pop Rocks was featured by Idiots Abound along with tracks from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Muggabears, Handsome Furs and Danger Doom among others.

http://idiots–abound.blogspot.com/2007/05/new-podcast-is-up.html 

Podcasts Featuring Saturna May 31, 2007

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Big thanks to French blog So The Wind Won’t Blow It All Away, for including Fall in Podcast #44 with a bunch of other amazing songs.  This is the third podcast that they’ve included us in.  We really appreciate the support. 

http://ikhtonie.net/so_the_wind/?2007/04/30/683-044

We also want to thank Some Music for including Roll Down in their podcast entitled Pidgeon Loves Spring along with artists The Morning After Girls, Menomena, Starflyer 59, and more.

http://hja.samizdat.cc/#may2007

Saturna Storm Europe April 17, 2007

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Europe has been taking notice of Saturna lately, with blog posts and podcasts.  Post have been written in England, Scotland, France, Sweden, Denmark and now Germany and Portugal. 

FALK in Germany has written a great review of Some Delicious Enemy and tracks have been added to Darker Radio

Check them out here:  http://falkmerten.info/2007/04/16/saturna-some-delicious-enemy/

http://www.darkerradio.com/blog/2007/04/17/saturna-some-delicious-enemy/

In Portugal, the Do-ir blog has posted Pop Rocks and placed it in rotation on his blog radio.  Check it out here: http://do-ir.blogspot.com/search?q=saturna

Saturna Rising April 16, 2007

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Saturna has had a really busy, but exciting last ten days, with reviews coming in, songs being played on radio shows and podcasts, and charting on both Elbo.ws and Hype Machine’s blog charts.

Bagua Radio released their most recent playlist that included Pop Rocks along with songs from other indie artists like The Long Winters, Menomena, Aqueduct and more.  Check out the playlist here: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=132771378&blogID=253781078

MikeyPod played Saturna’s Roll Down in his most recent podcast #86.  MikeyPod’s are generally eclectic, including music and social commentary, and this one is no different.  Check out his wide musical taste in this one: http://michaelharren.com/WordPress/?p=199

In the last week Saturna has been climbing the blog charts, charting spots in the Top 10 on both Elbo.ws and Hype Machine.  Saturna songs Roll Down (#40) and Much More (#82) are both moving up the charts as well.  Check out the Elbo.ws charts here:  http://www.elbo.ws/artist   http://www.elbo.ws/tracks