Amidst the urban terrain of Brooklyn, electro-babble and Williamsburg art-punk, it isn't exactly commonplace to discover a jug-and-washboard type troupe led by a guy in a beard corralling sing-alongs and God and the Devil. Enter Spirit Family Reunion, a group with so much country soul they make the mountains of the Carolinas look like Northern New Jersey. Their recently released "When My Name Is Spoken" 7-Inch has a B-side, and we're pleased to premier the MP3 for your downloading pleasure. Check out "On That Day" after the jump.
If you happen to live in the BK, The Fam' is playing one last show this year on Christmas Eve Eve (12/23) at Zebulon in Williamsburg, with a bunch of friends playing before them. -joe puglisi
Duke Street captured an iteration of their famous fabled sing-along "I'll Find A Way" exactly one year ago yesterday. Check it out: