April 2, 2012
Chicago rockers Color Card answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire . Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? All three of us play multiple instruments, so we fill up the sound really well. We see our recordings and live performances as separate entities, but we are writing in a direction that closes the gap between the two. Describe your sound in five words or less. Experimental, textured. Tell us something random about the band, and why that's significant.
March 18, 2013 |
***1/2 (out of four) Country music generally remains too unhip of a reference point for the indie music world to touch with much seriousness. So when Brooklyn musician Matthew Houck, a.k.a. Phosphorescent, made an album of Willie Nelson covers about four years ago, it seemed like a curiosity, the kind of thing that would come out of a couple of weekends of obsessing over your dad's vinyl collection. In the time since, however, Houck has proven his commitment to the genre, especially in its classic, well-trod Johnny Cash vein, while continuing to pass as someone comfortable at a Sufjan Stevens...