go see great lake swimmers, winterbirds @ bottom of the hill this friday


the Winterbirds @ KZSU

There’s a pretty sweet bill at the Bottom of the Hill this Friday: Great Lake Swimmers (myspace) and locals Winterbirds. Kate Maki’s also on the bill.

You may remember Winterbirds from when they played down at KZSU. They play gorgeous male + female-vocaled slowcore in the vein of Low and Pedro the Lion.

the Winterbirds – The Thing We Will Forget (Live at KZSU) (mp3)

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Great Lake Swimmers are a band I’ve liked since I reviewed their debut full length for KZSU. Playing folk with a nice sense of space and natural reverb, the band has consistently put out good music for the past few years. I haven’t had a chance to see them yet, so I’m excited to see this show.

Great Lake Swimmers – Pulling on a Line (mp3)

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Great Lake Swimmers – Moving Pictures Silent Films (mp3)

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You can stream the whole new album at Spinner. Also, Thousand Island Life had an interesting article a while back about the band recording that album in the US-Canada border region called Thousand Islands.

Here’s info in compact form:

4/3 Great Lake Swimmers, Kate Maki, Winterbirds @ Bottom of the Hill, 9pm, $12, a/a

See you there?



2 Responses to “go see great lake swimmers, winterbirds @ bottom of the hill this friday”

  1. Oz says:

    I’ll be at Justin Townes Earle/Jason Isbell at the Independent. The new GLS album is great though.

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