...and as for the YouTube, well, there's that link now too.
At last week's DC9 in SPACE taping, the only five-month-old Richardson-based folk act The Fox and The Bird stopped by the studio, and showcased a level of performance well beyond what one would expect from such a new act. In front of an adoring audience of friends and fans, the five-piece--Dan Bowman, Kelsey Bowman, Travis Lawrence, Wheeler Sparks and Daniel Hall--offered up gorgeous four-part harmonies and a warm, homey sound.
That last bit--the homey part, I mean--doesn't come by accident; as you'll hear in the above interview and performance, nearly every song the band writes is based around the idea and theme of the home and all that it entails. Coupled with a wide range of instrumentation and a beautiful, organic sound, it all adds up to a promising start to the career arch of this young band--so young, in fact, that the band has yet to put any of its songs, aside from a few assorted live recordings, to tape.
Which, I guess, makes this week's clip about as ideal a setting in which to introduce yourself to The Fox and The Bird. The band. you'll hear, agrees with that assessment.
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And, remember (shameless plug alert!), we do this every Wednesday night at SPACE Studio (2814 Main St.) in Deep Ellum. Stop on by some time.