This week on Baghdad by the Bay on Pirate Cat Radio, tune in to 87.9 in SF or LA or listen online starting at 2pm:
Buxter Hoot’n’s homegrown sound had its start in America’s heartland in Indiana where brothers, Vince and Jimmy Dewald lived and played music before moving to San Francisco. Songwriter, Vince Dewald, has since put together an ever-growing catalogue of songs that is both poignant lyrically and stylistically diverse. Moving effortlessly through blues, rock, country, and world sounds, Buxter Hoot’n has forged an original brand of music that is impossible to ignore.
On a vacation from indie rock, but not necessarily ready to hitchike to Nevada City, Maus Haus‘ live aura is surprisingly warm and inviting despite some of its prog leanings and non-sequitur arrangements. The set varied wildly, from fragmented pop to rounder grooves, culminating in a mesmerizing hymnal collage (reminiscent of recent Do Make Say Think) at the conclusion. Not sounding like mere retro-fetishists, -Bay Bridged