Fire On Fire
Fire On Fire
To me they sound like a backwoods, fierce, psychedelic Mamas And The Papas or a crazed and joyously vengeful gospel string band. - Michael Gira/Young God Records 2008 Fire on Fire BIO by Fire On Fire: Fire on Fire began without a name in a warm kitchen in Maine. Some of us used to be in Cerberus Shoal. We were three friends whose musical interests grew outward from the punk roots of our youth to a more personal intimate exchange and we began playing songs for each other.
Songs on guitars banjos and harmonium with lots of words and voices. The music was living, open and it invited everyone to take part in it. The circle widened to include two more friends who brought rhythm melody and more voices and songs. Fire on Fire is now five friends who play fierce and emotionally sharp words to stab at our selves, our situations, our lives.
Our music comes from the heart of each singer and songwriter. Take that statement how you like. Each one of us brings themselves to the common table without self consciousness. Playing for the enjoyment of playing and in turn creating a live performance that is electric and ecstatic foot stomping and howling all the night long.
All five friends live together in a big blue house across from green oil tank # 28 in South Portland, Maine. Band Members are Colleen Kinsella (Asian Mae) – vocals, harmonium, guitar,accordion, banjo Caleb Mulkerin – vocals, guitar, banjo, dobro Tom Kovacevic – vocals, oud, nay, tamboritza, jembe, tamborine Chriss Sutherland – vocals, guitar, doumbek Micah Blue Smaldone – vocals, upright bass, banjo 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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