The story goes that Baltimore musician Ed Schrader had been performing solo, with just his voice and a drum, until the need to expand his sound required the addition of the talented Devlin Rice on bass. Now, the duo blasts out epically emotional, cathartic tunes bolstered by Dan Deacon-produced beats on the latest record, leaving Ed free to perform to his heart’s content — and oh yes, the man can certainly perform. We set the guys up at DIY space East Williamsburg Econo Lodge for this very intimate performance. Watch your head on the way in.
Riddles is available now from Carpark Records.
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