There's a Wolf in The House
updated: Jan 21, 2013, 5:03 PM
By Jenny Schlax
THERE'S A WOLF IN THE HOUSE, AND THE SHEEP ARE LOUD
Sea Wolf @ SOhO ~ January 17, 2013
I can't believe it's already seventeen days into the new year and I am
just now going to my first show of 2013... I am lagging on the music
Lagging or not, this was a great show to be the first.
For those of you unfamiliar with the group, Sea Wolf is an indie folk rock
band noted for their romantic tone. Led by Alex Brown Church, with a
revolving ensemble, Sea Wolf produces a rhythmic easy sound that
resembles rain against a window with the beat of a fire in the
background; very flowing and easy to move to, and calls to a tender lost
moment. (Yeah, I said that)
Touring on their third (and perhaps best) album, Sea Wolf packed the
house. And the house was packed with unfamiliar faces. And these
faces were not only unfamiliar, but also quite young... and chatty. Which
is a common issue at some of these more popular indie shows. It's a
Grooving in the back, I managed to block out most of the chatter and
surrender to the music. For me the highlights were songs off Sea
Wolf's first LP Leaves in the River, but I am quickly coming to love this
third album, Old World Romance, with gems like "Priscilla" and "Dear
Despite the distractions, I allowed the music to flow over me and got
swept away in the romantic, unique sound that is Sea Wolf. It was the
perfect beginning to the new year of music shows.
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Comments in order of when they were received | (reverse order)
2013-01-22 11:59 AM
Can't believed I missed this! Argh! I guess I scanned the Independent too quickly. Next time! Having your review, I'll catch it for sure. Thanks!
2013-01-23 08:21 AM
** Max Gomez & Shawn Mullins play Soho in Santa Barbara on February 15 . great music!
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