FMWT Vol. 2, Edition #1: Robert Noyes, Alexander, Haunter
All performances begin 30 minutes after doors.
"Rob Noyes has been on the Eastern Massachusetts scene for a while, but what we've heard him play is music from within the context of electric bands, most of whom are loud as hell and exist somewhere along the rim of the post-core continuum. More recently, Rob has taken to displaying his solo acoustic guitar chops and they are massive. The Feudal Spirit is the first vinyl evidence of their 'shoulders.' Like Western Mass's Tony Pasquarosa, who mines the same widely-variant style-pits, Rob's approach to acoustic playing resembles his electric work only through shared-belief-in-a-strong-
Alexander is the solo guitar music made by New Haven, CT native David Shapiro. Drawing from a wide range of guitar traditions, Alexander live sets vary from fingerstyle acoustic guitar music to psychedelic feedback-oriented improvised electric guitar excursions. Equally influenced by the melodic stylings of Robbie Basho and John Fahey, the guitar-damage of Alvarius B, and the avant garde blues of hometown hero Loren Connors, Alexander offers a unique synthesis of guitar vocabulary imbued with a deep emotionality. Upcoming releases include a split 7” with twelve-string fingerpicker Rob Noyes on C/Site Recordings, as well as a debut full length LP.
Vol.2, Edition 1
w/ special guest Haunter
Wednesday, August 16th 9pm - 11:30pm
Trumpet Blossom Cafe
$5 advance $7 day of show, free for season passholders and patrons