Win Tickets to See Lemolo Friday Night
Ugh, I’m so sick of adjectives.
Dreamy. Brooding. Atmospheric. Crestfallen. Retrospective. Elegant.
Gentle readers, get ready to be hit, bruised and perhaps even bludgeoned by adjectives in reference to Lemolo’s debut album The Kaleidoscope. I know what you’re thinking, “What else is a writer supposed to do? Literally paint a picture of the sounds being created? Isn’t that kind of like a music video?”
Yeah, kind of.
If you know Lemolo (and if you do, chances are you love them) then you know these songs. The whole “music video” concept we discussed earlier? They exist.
These two ladies from Poulsbo, Washington didn’t sellout two nights at Columbia City Theater because of descriptions written by hacks like me. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s not how music real life works. You’re going to see Megan Grandall and Kendra Cox perform this weekend because they have written songs using austere instrumentation, compositions that you and I personally connect with. Let’s discuss “Whale Song” for a few brief moments. It’s not about the tinker-toy ivories, programmed drums and opulent background vocals taking place while a possible fable unfolds during the course of a few rays of captured sunshine. It’s about how that song makes you feel, regardless of season, specified GPS location or where your head is currently residing along the astral plane. The feelings these songs have enkindled have brought you here today. I’m fully aware why this album is called The Kaleidoscope. However. it could also be called The Ameliorable, for its ability to make this existence that much more bearable….
[Cue daydream sequence where I'm riding a black unicorn through "Big World" of Mario Brothers 3, suddenly I'm playing air guitar in my bedroom to Slayer with Andrew W.K....]
Sorry, I got carried away.
We’re giving away four tickets to the release show at Columbia City Theater on Friday night. Did I mention it’s sold-out? Leave a comment indicating how excruciatingly awful it would be to miss this show and we’ll choose a winner shortly. Slow Skate, Kaylee Cole and Lost Lander will also be there, will you?