visited Music Hall of Williamsburg, they were on tour with the freak-out White Denim, and the only thing they had in common was an origin in Texas. White Denim is full of edgy cracked out rock trips. Brazos require a bit more engagement. Like a thinking man's band, they turn famous poems into songs. They drift in and out of consciousness. They rumble and they float, sometimes at once. And they make it look exceptionally easy. Martin Crane wrote some wonderfully thickened tunes, easily accessible, and deep enough for elongated exploration. The Brazos is a river in Texas, which adds to the depth of metaphors for this collection of songs; winding and fluid.
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MP3: Brazos - "Day Glo" (Phosphorescent Blue)
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