Live: Day One of the Solid Sound Festival @ MASS MoCA, 8/13/10

August 16th, 2010, 2:01 pm by Greg

The Books

The Books


Friday the 13th is bad luck?

Not if you were a music fan at MASS MoCA. It was the kick-off of the three-day music and art fest organized by eclectic rockers Wilco and the massive North Adams museum.

It wasn’t a big flashy opening. It was more like a dipping-your-toes-in-to-test-the-water opening. Just three bands – Pronto, the Deep Blue Organ Trio and hometown heroes the Books – but it certainly gave you a good idea of what to expect as the rest of the fest unfolded over the weekend.

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Hump Day Unusual Moment

August 4th, 2010, 12:01 pm by Greg

Here’s a HDUM from those off-the-beaten-path found-sound artists and sonic collagists the Books. “A Cold Freezin’ Night” is from their new album, “The Way Out”:

And don’t forget that you can catch the Books in action at Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Friday-Sunday, August 13-15.

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