We told you previously about Sundown, a new project from Kansas City-to-Brooklyn-to-Columbus psych-folkie TK Webb featuring Dustin White (Moons/George Martin of Times New Viking), Grant Driskell (TY Eye) and Blake Pfister (Moon High, TV Eye). Last weekend at Independents’ Day the band released its debut EP, Mansion Burning, on cassette. You can grab it at Lost Weekend Records or digitally.
This video for “Sleepy Song” comes from that Ind. Day set, courtesy of Scott Johnson. There’s no droning harmonica like the EP version of the tune, and it’s probably the most downtempo Sundown song (hence the name), but it’s a solid introduction to a fledgling band that’s already turning heads (for good reason). After the jump, EP album art and another live video (“Fog”):
MP3: By The Rippling Green
I don’t know if it’s something in the water, but there seem to be a great deal of psychedelic/stoner rock bands coming through town (or forming in town) these days. San Franciscan quartet Assembled Head In Sunburst Sound will make the latest addition to the list with their appearance at The Summit Friday night. This multi-gendered band is touring in support of their 2009 Tee Pee Records release, When Sweet Sleep Returned, eight tracks of hazy, road-weary rock with what I would call rural undertones. 1970s influences are harnessed into songs that feel like miniature mystic journeys, so I can only imagine how this will play out live.
Fellow San Franciscans Sleepy Sun share the bill with their own 2009 release, Sleepy Son on ATP Recordings, in tow. Judging by the jams on their myspace, their music appears to be right in line with that of their tourmates. EDIT: Local prog wizards Moons are not playing this show. Perhaps there will be another opener.
Pictured: Brainbow w/Lara Yazvac@Comfest
Oh man Comfest...or something like that. Basically there are a number of ways to go about Comfest. You can camp out somewhere in the park on a blanket, go check out bands with “clever” band names, wander around aimlessly running into people you know and drink booze and eat food and not pay attention to any bands, or you can hang out at the Offramp Stage all weekend like I pretty much did and watch bands that you know will be good.
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Tagged Brainbow, Comfest, Happy Chichester, Kirk Kline, Lara Yazvac, moons, Nick Tolford and Co., The Lindsay, Time and Temperature
Pictured: The Unholy Two@$hithole Dayfe$t
Having good conversation is awesome. Learning stuff is cool as fuck. Live music rules. If only there were more hours in a day to TALK TALK TALK, LEARN LEARN LEARN, AND ROCK ROCK ROCK OH MAN.
I made it out for The Receiver cd release, $hithole Dayfe$t and saw an epic moons set.
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