Posted in dance | music | tour dates on February 4, 2014

DOWNLOAD: High Water - Someday (MP3)

Will Epstein aka High Water (not to be confused with High Water or High Water)
High Water

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's prog/dance duo Darkside's previously discussed tour will hit Terminal 5 for a huge sold out show this Saturday (2/8), and since we last spoke, we noticed that High Water is opening all remaining dates on the tour, including T5.

In case you needed to be confused today, the openers on the tour are NOT Bay Area indie rockers High Water, who we recently wrote about. The openers are also NOT the York, PA hardcore band High Water, which Terminal 5's website links to as the opener.

The opener, in fact, is a third artist named High Water, the project of multi-instrumentalist Will Epstein. Will has collaborated with Nicolas Jaar on multiple songs, like when he contributed saxophone to "And I Say," and has performed live with him like at his 2012 MHOW show. This past October, High Water released his debut EP, The Beautiful Moon, on Jaar's Other People label. You can download "Someday" from that EP above or stream it below. Regarding how he came up with the name, Will told Cool Hunting:

Names are a tricky beast. There wasn't that much thinking. It actually came about in a conversation with a friend of mine; she actually said it first a few months before and it stuck with me. "High water" has a lot of connotations, of both water being a life-giving force but also a high water being very much a thing of our time, that kind of impending doom. It can embrace you in a warm way as well.
Well, maybe there should have been a bit more thinking, or at least Googling!

In related news, after the Darkside tour, member Dave Harrington plays a solo show at Silent Barn on February 20 with Arms (solo), Abandoned Lighthouse and La Guadalupe.

Updated Darkside/High Water dates are listed, along with song streams, below...

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High Water - "Someday"

Nicolas Jaar - "And I Say" (feat. Scout LaRue and Will Epstein

Darkside -- 2014 Tour Dates
02-05 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club*
02-06 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer*
02-07 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club*
02-08 New York, NY - Terminal 5*

* - w/ High Water

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Comments (8)

Pretty much the current state of popular music in a nutshell right there.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 1:30 PM

...vs Darkside NYC hardcore

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 2:33 PM

if your name is so obvious and cheap that two people already beat you to the punch, it's a shitty name.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 2:46 PM

High Water sucked in Detroit. Just whiny.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2014 5:04 PM

Why did the site decide to cover this and not the fact that the headliner did the same thing? Who even are all these people that are going to that?

Posted by Lame | February 7, 2014 7:13 AM

Simply beautiful Thanks for the travel Keep it real

Posted by Vargo | February 11, 2014 2:57 AM

.

Posted by TROLLCORE | August 22, 2014 11:34 PM

enjoyed the concert so much, you're amazing´╗┐

Posted by Merlijin | November 17, 2014 4:11 AM

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