I must confess that when I first saw Mountain Man at MASS MoCA’s Solid Sound Festival in August, I wasn’t all that impressed. Maybe it was the outdoor, mid-afternoon setting. Maybe it was the overload of great music throughout the fest. Maybe I was just too tired to slow down and absorb their delicate sound.
Whatever it was, back then I caught two or three songs – performed with a single guitar accompaniment – and moved on to the next band at the fest.
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