A great show stops off at The Cavern tonight as Sea Wolf, Port O'Brien and Sara Lov pop through town on tour. All in all, a fine touring bill, but the real highlight here is Sea Wolf, as Roy Kasten explains in this week's paper:
Were it not for his big canvas collaborations, [Sea Wolf frontman Alex Brown Church would] drown in Bright Eyes comparisons (and his voice does suggest a kinder, gentler Conor). On the recently released White Water, White Bloom, his Los Angeles-based act doesn't just indulge in hyper-tracked strings, pedal steel and pump organs--it surrenders and receives the mercy of melody in return. Church may write like an English major--"You're the whispering kind/Dark sapphire blood/A vision of veils all shimmery white" is typical of his pastoralist métier--but he shapes songs like an orchestral pop savant. Continue reading...
So there you go.
And thanks to the folks at Spune Productions who are putting on this show, we've got a couple free pairs of tickets to give away--two pairs, in fact. Want one of them? OK: be one of the first two people to email me right now with the phrase "You're A Wolf" in the subject line and you and a friend are in for free. Good luck!
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