The Nicoll siblings and their longtime BFF Noah Bender have always been a tightly knit group of friends, but they’ve finally recorded together as an actual group in the musical sense.
No exaggeration, it’s like nothing you’ve ever heard.
This album sounds like Deadmau5 possessed your video game console and commanded you to dance.
Lawnya Vawnya — Regularly voted “Best Local Music Festival” by readers of The Overcast — will return for a 7th year from May 10th to May 13th.
“It was all pretty spontaneous, most of the songs were written in Uruguay, with a classical guitar that I borrowed from a friend, and Meg’s baritone ukulele.”
“‘He Once Loved an Ocean Wave’ was recorded spontaneously on the last night, with no plans other than to make sounds with things before the software expired,” he confesses.
“I hope music is important to people, it’s the only tool at my disposal so I’m going to use it as much as I can.”
“After completing the first couple rpm challenges,” he says, “it became less about it being a ‘challenge’ where I’m proving to myself or to others that I can do a thing, and more about the importance of a creative ritual in one’s life.”