Video: Leopold and his Fiction – “Ride”

It's been a long wait for new music from SF rock band Leopold and his Fiction, as news about the band's recording sessions with Thom Monahan faded away and bandleader Daniel James became understandably occupied with Cowboy and Indian. "Ride" is a new single from the Leopold camp, and it's an equally gorgeous visual and song. It's on the mellow side of the band's sound, so it doesn't capture the trio at its most rocking, but it's a strong tease that makes us hungry for more.

Video: Cowboy and Indian – “Troubled Tracks”

If Cowboy and Indian's last video was pretty goofy, the clip for "Troubled Tracks" is a more serious affair, a visually appealing compliment to the song's spare beauty. The trio consists of musician/actor Jesse Plemons, Jazz Mills and Daniel James of SF rock band Leopold and His Fiction, and you can find out more about the band in our interview with James earlier this year. Cowboy and Indian - "Ledbellies (Hurt My Pride)"

Interview: Daniel James (Leopold and His Fiction) introduces us to his new band, Cowboy and Indian

Cowboy and Indian - "Ledbellies (Hurt My Pride)" Between Leopold and His Fiction and his new band Cowboy and Indian, Daniel James is a busy man, but he took some time to check in with us recently about how Cowboy and Indian got started and where it's headed. As we learn in the interview below, things are moving quickly for the folk- and early rock-influenced band, even as its overall membership and sound continue to evolve prior to the group's upcoming debut album. Cowboy and Indian are playing at the Hemlock Tavern on Sunday, February 13th with Ash Reiter. Locals [...]

Video: Cowboy and Indian – “Hurt My Pride” (new band featuring Daniel James of Leopold and His Fiction)

As if being the frontman for Leopold and His Fiction weren't enough, Daniel James has formed another project, Cowboy and Indian, with musicians Jazz Mills (T Bird and the Breaks) and Jesse Plemons (who you might recognize as Landry Clarke on Friday Night Lights). The first offering from the trio is this fun video shot in Chicago and northwest Indiana. The band expects to release its full length debut in the spring.

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