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Mighty Incisors

Chapel Hill, NC's David Karsten Daniels is the product of a bundle of musical experience. From an academic music degree in Texas to bedroom 4-track experiments in France to participation in the buzzworthy Bu Hanan collective in North Carolina, Daniels has traversed a wide musical path both geographically and sonically. February saw the release of Sharp Teeth on Fat Cat records and the variety and cogency of song composition on the record overflows with both musical rigor and pop flair. Featuring a wide range of musicians, Sharp Teeth moves from freak folk to distorted fuzz-out to New Orleans dirge to haunting piano with equal ease, creating a song sequence ripe with lyrical profundity and rock n’roll sensibility, and featuring some quite visceral cover art (see above). Equal parts Wilco, Neil Young, and Mogwai, Sharp Teeth is without doubt one of the most engaging records of the year so far. Check out the haunting "Jesus and the Devil" here.

David will be bringing his version of contemplative folk to freak-out rock to the Empty Bottle this Thursday evening, opening for Arbouretum. The show is at 9:30 and the cost is $8.

 
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