Mimicking Birds to play The Chapel

Oregon-based Mimicking Birds will be playing The Chapel on a tour behind their newest full length album, Eons, which dropped earlier this month. Their sound is soothing, and highly evocative of an Oregonian nature landscape that is calm and serene. The band uses synchronizing rhythms, transcending anything describable, with each melody, rhythm, and beat orchestrated so carefully as to be delicate. Nate Lacy, lead singer of the band, carries a Bon Iver-type sound that is low and hypnotic, in a way that directly touches the soul. The guitar is either mystifying or spell-bindingly addictive, with the rhythm section closely following. This newest release remains [...]

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First City Festival announces 2014 lineup featuring Beck and The National

As we told you a little while ago, the second iteration of the First City Festival will take place August 23 and 24 at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. Now the folks behind NorCal's newest summer music fest have announced this year's lineup, and it's nothing short of spectacular, featuring indie legends Beck and The National as headliners, along with the likes of Best Coast, Dawes, Tokyo Police Club, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Speedy Ortiz, as well as local faves Geographer, Sleepy Sun, The Family Crest, Doe Eye, Cool Ghouls, and Survival Guide. In addition to performers on [...]

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