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Superchunk, Mountain Goats, dB’s & more contribute cover songs to benefit NC club Cat’s Cradle
Superchunk, Mountain Goats, dB’s & more contribute cover songs to benefit NC club Cat’s Cradle
Superchunk, The Mountain Goats, Iron & Wine, The dB's, Hiss Golden Messenger, Don Dixon & Marti Jones, Erich Bachmann (Archers of Loaf), and more North Carolina artists have contributed cover songs to a new benefit comp that aims to help much-loved, long-running Carrboro, NC rock club Cat's Cradle through COVID-19.
The Suitcase Junket, a one-man band with found objects, releasing debut (listen)
The Suitcase Junket, a one-man band with found objects, releasing debut (listen)
The Suitcase Junket is the fitting name of Western Massachusetts musician Matt Lorenz. It's the kind of thing where you imagine this guy must literally carry around a suitcase where he pulls out enough instruments for a four-piece band, Mary Poppins style. Maybe a little more impressive is the fact that he's largely procured these instruments out of found and repurposed objects and has figured out how to play them all as a four-piece band by himself, further powered by his overtone throat singing...

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