Caddywhompus and Young Mammals are the musical guests. ian Wells, host of KTRU's The Local Show is our Audience of One. The show includes sets by both bands and interviews with hosts Gina Miller and Dan Workman. Brought to you by St. Arnold Brewery, Zenfilm, Sugarhill Studios and Outbound Music.
The The colloquialism "caddywhompus" is defined by such adjectives as "uneven," "crooked" and "out of whack"—a list which could, in some instances, allude to the mind-bending sounds of the experimental noise-pop band who bears said name but whom can otherwise be described thus: spot on. Song structures alternate between sweet psychedelic indie ballads to the most intense, ear-splitting of noise-driven crescendos.
They have two EPs worth of material under their belts, as well as a new full length, all of which—true to their D.I.Y. roots—were composed and recorded themselves, and can be downloaded for free at communityrecords.org Their full-length [Remainder], released on New Orleans-based Community Records, has proven itself a more focused and cohesive representation of their unique sound.
Carrots is the debut album from Young Mammals. Recorded in their hometown with producer and Grammy Award-winner Steve Christensen, Carrots shows a real sophistication within the pop realm. Already featured on the Urban Outfitters blog, opener and single “Confetti” serves as the perfect initiation. The Daily Texan wrote, “The marriage of traditional pop with experimental noise makes for arrangements that always surprise.”
The Free Press proclaims, “This is one Houston band that – high gas prices or not – needs to get on the road, take it to the people, and show them how it’s done.”
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