Sounds Like: Nels Cline, "The bad plus", Bill Frisell
Bio: The Log Ladies have crafted their brand of cosmic skronk jazz in the rich musical soil of New Orleans. Their music sheds jazz conventions and avant-garde headiness, yet combines these genres in a rocking accessible sonic adventure. Haunting melodies mix with a romping rhythm section, shiftin...See Full Bio
" The Log Ladies explore a wide variety of musical terrain on their debut album, Let’s Build a Myth Together, and succeed in producing one of the most unique albums to come out of New Orleans in recent memory. In the spirit of David Lynch (who’s TV series Twin Peaks is referenced by the band’s name), the Log Ladies achieve an ethereal state with their music which is often foiled by moments of chaos, poignancy and humor. The album bounces back and forth between scripted compositions and free-time sonic exploration." " But when the band stretches outside of these forms it blurs the line between composition and improvisation, pushing musical boundaries while remaining natural, tasteful and, above all, a joy to listen to." "The inclusion of Cappello’s poetry on two tracks adds another positive dimension to Let’s Build a Myth Together." "The Log Ladies cover a lot of ground on the hour-long Let’s Build a Myth Together, a lot to digest but well worth the effort."