It’s worth repeating. Again and again. CJ Boyd. And if there’s any confusion out there, the show is Saturday.
It’s gonna be a cozy and rare indoor gig. If it’s raining, there’ll be a roaring fire and about 30 chairs set out. Total living room vibe. If it’s not raining, there’ll likely still be a roaring fire.
Check him out in this video from a performance in the Netherlands below.
Proves that you don’t need a seven-piece band to make a compelling aural racket. The starkness reminds me of Young Marble Giants. The melodic changes too. Then you have the slow, looped builds of the interlocking phrases. I even sense a strange, Southwest-y Ry Cooder/Calexico vibe. All in all, hypnotic aural textures!
And while I’m on the topic, who uses the bass guitar as a lead instrument anymore? (RIP Cliff Burton.)