You know the saying “dogs always resemble their owners”? Well, Andrew Bird may (or may not) have a dog but he certainly doesn’t resemble his last name (although he sure does sound like one at times). Andrew Bird has gone from a guy with a number of talents to a chamber pop music success. Like Bird, Shel Silverstein, the classic children’s book author (Where The Sidewalk Ends, The Giving Tree, A Light In The Attic – among others) was also a jack of many trades. Aside from inciting childrens’ imaginations, he was also an excellent songwriter. Alongside acts such as Lucinda Williams, Dr. Dog and My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird has contributed his talents to record one of Silverstein’s many songs for Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute to the songs of Shel Silverstein.
Continuing on with the animal theme, Band Of Horses will be opening for Pearl Jam at Verizon Wireless Music Center this Friday (May 7), and Indy Underground will feature past and present music from the band and see how their sound has evolved. However, the real question may be “has Ben Bridwell been growing his beard out since their first release in 2006″?
Brooklyn’s Inlets also stopped by the WTTS studios earlier in the week and sat down with Indy Underground producer Craig Shank just after the release of their debut Inter Aribter (released last Tuesday). We’ll feature a song they played in-house and also have some of the conversation he had with them.
All on TONIGHT at 8pm on 92.3 WTTS!
On a side note (and back to the aforementioned animal theme):
He’s the one they call Dr. Stringz…