These guys are all my best friends and I admire them immensely for their lifelong dedication to making music and that’s really what binds us, that unspoken acknowledgment. Everything was happening at once, the feeding off of each others energies, the guitar licks calling and responding, the eye contact, the instantaneous reactionary arrangements.” The recording shows growth, maturity, and risk taking. It is lush, angular, and muscular. Many moments the band achieves a true rock and roll velocity, transfiguration, and a reaching in, out, and up.
There’s lots going on in these recordings and they only seem to reveal more with each listen. The record immediately was added to rotation at WXPN and has been receiving rave reviews from Philadelphia critics and blogs. David Dye, of World Cafe, bestowed it with World Cafe Next Artist honors. Benji Rogers, CEO of Pledgemusic, has chosen it as his #1 pick of the year. The band has been sharing the stage in the past few months with favorites such as Junip and Kishi Bashi in a variety of venues. Birdie loves to play in alternate settings such as church sanctuaries and double decker busses, along with the best clubs and theaters in Philadelphia.
Along with booking and producing the Philly Opry each year, she can also be found supporting bands as diverse as the GoGo’s and Richard Thompson. She just completed a run of dates in the Northeast as part of the Lindsay Buckingham Appreciation Society, for the third time, and looks to be back in many Northeast towns in support of the new record. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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