should have got this on earlier i suppose - not your usual indie fayre but its gonna be grrrrreat!
Misplaced Music (North) presents a musical recital by
Al Duvall comes as if transported in time from a 1920s New York speakeasy, a relic from a bygone era both in the playing style and the quaint comedy-folk wordplay. For fans of old time,ragtime, sea shanty, Victorian parlour and jug band. Al has had records out on V/VM and Dual Plover.
Complete with derby hat, guitar, and gold-plated resonator kazoo Sycamore Smith writes folk songs in an old-fashioned, vaudevillian rural style; songs about heroes and swindlers having adventures that are at times triumphant and other times melancholic.
Maia is as if Antony Hegarty was re-imagined as a slip of a Wakefield lad brandishing a ukulele, with banjo and drum as support. Keen observers will see or hear something of the Beirut and David Thomas Broughton in the rustic clatter..
The Pack Horse Hotel
208 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9DX
(0113) 245 3980
Friday 6th February 2009
£4/£3 Pay on door.