August 2nd, 2011
OK, so I go from suggesting a CD you need to buy now to one that will be available in the near future. I’ve seen Alabaster a few times in recent months and they get better with each show, a little heavier each time, and heavy is good. I like heavy. Sometimes I need it in the face of all the acoustic music happening in Seattle right now. And well, I like a band whose guitar player wants to meet at 10:00 on Sunday morning to talk of band names and addictions and soon to be published novels after trading books and CDs and poems that touch on similar themes.
“i feel like I’m drinking myself to death
drowning in mistakes that taste of feathers smashed w/ tar…”
“The beer bottles
fill the counter
the night stand
so that only
Sunday morning with coffee rather than beer was a little more upbeat though, as is the song in this teaser video from the Alabaster sessions at London Bridge Studios. CD hopefully to follow soon. The song is “Overcome”.
Sounds good to me.
P.S. Not sure when the next Seattle show is, but Alabaster will be at Louie G’s in Fife, WA this Friday.