New Jersey’s own Garcia Peoples open Nightcap at Wits’ End with an arch, vaguely evil-sounding riff that signals what’s to come: a set of songs that would feel equally at home soundtracking a backyard hang, a rousing game of D&D, or a solitary night at home considering the universe. Founding members Danny Arakaki and Tom Malach join us to discuss the band’s progward drift and open source creative flow.
Riding the technicolor trails of last year’s debut Cosmic Cash, Peoples have recently returned with Natural Facts, which rips and roars. For their first-ever Lagniappe Session, Garcia Peoples tackle classics by Pearls Before Swine and Bob Dylan, channeling the latter’s wild collaborations with the late Mick Ronson.
On their debut LP Cosmic Cash, New Jersey’s Garcia Peoples funnel the energy of their live shows into a cohesive full-length statement. Originally a quartet featuring Tom Malach and Danny Arakaki on […]