Grandaddy + Earlimart = Admiral Radley


2 More videos at http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2010/03/grandaddy_earlimart_admiral_ra.html

by Robin Hilton/NPR.ORG

Day three at SXSW 2010 began with a video shoot at the historic Driskill hotel with Admiral Radley, the newly formed band featuring Jason Lytle and Aaron Burtch of Grandaddy, and Ariana Murray and Aaron Espinoza of Earlimart. When I first heard about their new project a few weeks ago, I immediately thought it was a no-brainer as far as collaborations go. Sure enough, Bob and I loved an early cut the band shared with us, “I Heart California,” which we featured on our SXSW 2010 preview show. The songs they shared during this shoot are just about as beautiful as you’d expect, especially Ariana’s turn on lead vocals for the cut “The Thread.” Drummer Aaron Burtch sat this one out, but Bob and I caught him with the band at another set later in the day downtown, and he added a lot of energy to the tracks. We can’t wait to hear the full album, due out possibly as early as this summer.

~ by castleqwayr on March 20, 2010.

One Response to “Grandaddy + Earlimart = Admiral Radley”

  1. […] An older Hero Post here:  https://castleqwayr.wordpress.com/2010/03/20/grandaddy-earlimart-admiral-radley/ […]

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