In this too often self-obsessed superficial age when the trivial and the frivolous frequently take precedence over more intimate and meaningful things, how wonderful it is that we have at least got Earth to elevate us above the slime.
Dylan Carlson’s warm and emotive instrumental tones seem to connect and speak in such a way that vocals are superfluous. For those willing and able to invest in his work the rewards are plenty and precious.
When Carlson set about laying the building blocks of Earth it was as a minimalist drone outfit, the 2005 Morricone-inspired Hex, signalling a change in musical direction that has extended through albums such as The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull (2008) their latest full length Primitive And Deadly (2014).
JUN 10 Orlando, FL @ Wills Pub
JUN 11 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
JUN 12 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
JUN 14 Richmond, VA @ Gallery 5
JUN 15 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
JUN 16 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
JUN 18 Somerville, MA @ ONCE Ballroom
JUN 19 New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
JUN 21 Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit Hall
JUN 22 Detroit, MI @ El Club
JUN 23 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
JUN 24 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
JUN 27 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
JUN 28 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
JUN 29 Boise, ID @ Neurolux