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Spotlight: Nude and True

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The guys in Nude and True are low-maintenance perfectionists in a way. It may sound like a contradiction, but this indie rock trio based out of Chico, Calif. don’t have any glamorous plans for the one-year anniversary of their stellar debut EP (they’ll “probably just go out to dinner.”) and with the water heater and the laundry machines in their apartment broken down they “are currently just a bunch of dirt balls,” according to vocalist/guitarist Seth Prinz.

However, recording their five-song EP with Dryw Owens (From Indian Lakes, Consider The Thief, Culprit) was when the perfection side came out — mostly in part to Owensattention to detail. The day we got (to the studio, Dryw) left and picked up a really nice hammered-brass Gretsch snare drum and it felt like he completed the kit,said Prinz. Thats how he works. Hes a perfectionist. Ive recorded our songs before and I can not even touch his level of expertise. We worked together on getting the perfect tones, sometimes even tweaking a knob every five minutes.

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Album review: La Dispute - “Rooms Of The House”

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La Dispute doesn’t just write music. The quintet out of Grand Rapids, Mich. illustrates quite vividly the harshness life has to offer everyone through imagery of storms, bridge collapses or falling through ice. They detail the small moments of watching someone you love getting ready or…

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 
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