Callow to Release Art Rock Album on November 19, Pre-Release Album Stream on Surviving the Golden Age
"Blue Spells shows off Callow’s piano-heavy art-rock style. It sounds like Nick Cave and the Badseeds being front by Dave Thomas of Pere Ubu if he had a little more of a Southern twang." —Adam Morgan - Surviving the Golden Age
San Francisco duo Callow create an enchanting experience with the release of their haunting upcoming album, Blue Spells, out November 19th, which was collaboratively produced by Callow, Brandon Eggleston (Modest Mouse, Tragically Hip) and Yarn F Miners (NXNW Records).
With influences ranging from Pink Floyd to Nina Simone to Pavement; strong vocals, minimal instrumentals, and haunting melodies define Callow’s music. The album, which was recorded live to tape, mimics the somber tone, mysterious nature, and magical and poetic lyrics that occur on Blue Spells. Knowles says, “It leaves room for nuance and those delicious accidents to occur.”
Formed in 2009, Callow is the project of a dancer, Knowles, and songwriter/musician, Moses. Their musical story began with a spontaneous show, and was further propelled by a crashing economy. They decided making music was more interesting than anything else, and the adventure of being touring musicians/trailer-dwellers on the streets of San Francisco, began. They’ve played all over the western half of the country and parts of Canada, and alongside many notable acts including Greg Laswell and Elizabeth and the Catapult.
Blue Spells Track Listing
- Stop Breathing In
- Space Ghost
- The Heavy Sermon
- Sex Moans for a Dead Man
11.17.13 - Rasputin Records, Berkeley, CA
11.22.13 - Cabin Tavern, Bellingham, WA
11.23.13 - House Show, Seattle, WA
11.24.13 - Valentine's, Portland, OR
12.07.13 - Nightmare Before Christmas Party, San Francisco, CA
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