photos by Tim Griffin
O'Death @ The Mohawk
"Outside"[their latest album] expands the band's Gothic-folk sound. O'Death deploys Americana elements -- banjo, violin, acoustic guitar -- to craft haunting, cinematic songs...O'Death completed a three-week tour of East Coast/Midwest/Southwest dates in September with Why Are We Building Such A Big Ship? which concluded in Maine. The dates left out NYC, a fact that will be rememdied when the band takes to the stages of Bell House on Saturday (10/8) with The Woes and Lady Lamb The Beekeeper. Tickets are still available.
O'Death may never top the charts but it's made a splash on the alternative and folk scenes with relentless live shows. The band's first gig after Rogers-Berry's close call was at the famed Newport Folk Festival. "We were definitely one of the more high-energy acts of the day, but it was appreciated," Jamie said.
Affirmation helps. In New York City, they don't fit in.
"I'm not sure what it is we're doing but there's not really anything like that going on in New York," Jamie said. "My gut's telling me we're not a part of a scene. ... I always feel out there like we're doing our own thing." -[Go Erie]
Here are some pictures from the Austin show at The Mohawk on 9/1 with Why Are We Building Such A Big Ship?, American Spirit and Guns are below (sorry no shots of Guns though) (rimshot!). More below...
Why Are We Building Such Big Ships?