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Castanets leader gives away song from new band, Raymond Byron & the White Freighter

After pursuing a hypnotic, fractured Americana sound on five albums as the Castanets (including 2009’s “Texas Rose, The Thaw & The Beasts”) Raymond Raposa shifts to a harrowing brand of deep blues as part of a new project, Raymond Byron & the White Freighter. We’re not talking blues à la Stevie Ray Vaughan, or even Muddy Waters: this is blues in a more…