David Lowery of Cracker / Camper Van Beethoven Interview Now Available!
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disclosure: I’m a lifelong Cracker fan and in my eyes, David Lowery can do no wrong.
David Lowery is one of the most underrated, and underappreciated (no, this is not a word) musical minds of our generation. His first solo record, The Palace Guards will be released on February 1st.
I’m a week removed from seeing Kerosene Hat performed in its entirety. As a young teenager, it was my first musical challenge. An album’s worth of “Low’ it wasn’t, and songs like “Lonesome Johnny Blues” and “Take Me Down To The Infirmary” stretched my musical palate, yet the latter, over a decade and a half later, has become one of my favorite Cracker tracks. My journey with these songs has spanned my teens and my 20’s, yet still, I find myself fascinated. Kerosene Hat “holds up” and is truly a timeless record.
We covered a decent amount in this interview, most notably that David is a fan of the black metal band Necrophagous. Or maybe not.
– recent New York City shows at the Highline Ballroom
– playing Kerosene Hat in its entirety
– budgeting, monetizing, and marketing in the music industry
– his new record, The Palace Guards, which is out 2/1/11
– future solo touring plans
That’s the skeleton. If you want more, download the interview (right click, save as) or stream it by clicking here.
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