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On the Stairs and The Black Apples

Recommended

Rontoms (map) Southeast
Sun., July 29, 8:30 p.m. 2012 21+

free

Those prone to genre-lizing wouldn't be incorrect to classify Nate Clark's work as Americana. It's a lazy assessment, sure, but Clark's thoughtful craftsmanship of road-jam psych, organ-heavy rock, and fuzzy guitar explosions is as American as fireworks on a barge in summer. On his third release as On the Stairs, Let My Body Range, Clark fires on all cylinders, commanding immediate attention on LP opener "Great White Heart," a monster of a primer for the rollicking rock found throughout, leading into the Willie Nelson-ish slow-burner "Tennessee." Utilizing the sonic benefits provided by warm reeds, slick guitar leads, and the kind of anthemic alt-country that's as wise as it is carefree, Let My Body Range is a testament to the finer aspects of fun-lovin' rock 'n' roll, and could be a candidate for local album of the year. RYAN J. PRADO

Rontoms

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Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am-2:30 am Sat-Sun 2 pm-2:30 am
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Venue Hours
  • Mon-Fri 11 am-2:30 am Sat-Sun 2 pm-2:30 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sun., July 29, 8:30 p.m. 2012