Both Columbia’s Can’t Kids and Durham, North Carolina’s Schooner augment intuitive song structures with unexpected textures.
Free Times | May 27, 2015
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Tagged Can't Kids, columbia, doo wop, Durham, Free Times, indie rock, maybe we lose in the end, north carolina, Schooner, Sean McCrossin, Sit n Spin Records, south carolina
“They’re not going to play ‘Ted Fucking Williams’ at Fenway Park. A lot of our songs disqualify themselves rather quickly.”
C-Ville | May 8, 2015
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Tagged baseball, c-ville, Charlottesville, dock ellis, indie rock, lenny dykstra, Linda Pitmon, mantle, mays, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, R.E.M., Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, ted fucking williams, The Baseball Project, The Dream Syndicate, virginia, Young Fresh Fellows
A few months after the release of last year’s Orange Co. Serenade, the guitarist Daniel Bachman told South Carolina alt-weekly Free Times he wished he could erase some of his earliest recordings. He was playing too fast because he’d lacked the confidence to play slowly and emotionally enough to “pull some guts” out of his instrument, as his late mentor Jack Rose had.
Indy Week | May 6, 2015
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Tagged american primitive, daniel bachman, Durham, guitar, Indy Week, Jack Rose, john fahey, north carolina, Raleigh, River, Three Lobed Recordings
The best jazz duos thrive on familiarity, when their component players have finely honed their instinctual rapport into a psychic lingua franca that, by process, leads to alchemically conversational works.
Dusted | May 1, 2015
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Tagged album review, Brent Bagwell, Charlotte, drums, dusted, free jazz, Future Recordings, Ghost Trees, jazz, north carolina, post-bop, saxophone, Seth Nanaa, The New Gravity