|Purveyors of the new southern gothic: cotillion tunes for
washboards and spoons that are 3 parts Flannery O'Connor, 1 part Oscar Wilde, 2 parts Appalachia, heavy doses of Antebellum Southern and Victorian
graces, a sprinkle of Dame Darcy and a bit of unclassified mishmash.
|Mark Berends - Drums
Solomon Blaylock - Guitar/Vocals
Kevin Farrell - Bass/Trombone
Pam Keebler - Viola
Lauren Manitsas - Percussion
Amber McAlistar - Accordion/Saxophone
Amy McDonald - Clarinet
Keith Rosengren - Organ/Percussion
Chris Veazey - Trumpet
|Devo, Nick Cave, Einsturzende Neubauten, Dame Darcy, Pogues, PJ Harvey, Kingston Trio, Dubliners, The Magnetic Fields, Oscar Wilde, Flannery O'Connor, Aubrey Beardsley, Jon Spencer, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, The Handsome Family, etc.
|An idea formed around 97, germinating until songs were actually written in 2002. A slow and steady stream of more band members being included and shows being played still continuing today. Bestowed the award for Best Local Album of 2009 by City Newspaper for our self-titled album.