ALBUM OF THE WEEK

Wooden Birds
Magnolia
Barsuk
Released: 05.12.09



Welcome back, Andrew Kenny! While this isn't a new American Analog Set record, it's still great to hear Kenny's fragile, soothing vocals once again. After AmAnSet's 2005 record, Set Free, Kenny continued work on a PhD at Columbia, and it seemed that he might disappear forever. His new project, Wooden Birds, is welcomed not only because we get to hear his songs again, but because it's a damn fine record, too. Kenny has focused mostly on an accoustic guitar this time around, and has found a female foil in the voice of Leslie Sisson (see the exquisite "Seven Seventeen"). American Analog Set is one of the TEAM's favorite bands, and we are incredibly excited that Mr. Kenny and Wooden Birds will be making a stop in Cleveland this June!

Recommended If You Like:
American Analog Set, Galaxie 500, Album Leaf, warm guitars

Looks Like:
a fuzzy teddy bear.

Feels Like:
a born-again love.

Smells Like:
fresh baked cookies.

Listen to When:
figuring out what to do next.

Vinyl the Cat Says:
I don't see any birds here. Do wooden ones taste good, anyway?

Wooden Birds will be at the Beachland on June 21st, with Other Lives opening.

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