Thursday May 30, 2019
Santa Fe, NM 87507
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Rufina Taproom presents:
Slow Caves // Mighty // Fibber
Thursday, May 30th // 8pm // FREE // All Ages
Indie rock band, Slow Caves, formed in Fort Collins, Colorado. Consisting of Danish-American brothers Jakob and Oliver Mueller and their childhood friend David Dugan, the band solidified in 2014 after a decade of high school bands came to an end. After cutting teeth in the Denver music scene, the band garnered attention from Old Flame Records and subsequently released the EP, Desert Minded in 2017. The following year they released a double A side picture disc (Poser/Rover). The band spent two years touring extensively, highlighted by performances at SXSW and Treefort Music Festival. They have opened for national acts such as Third Eye Blind, Cake, Rooney, DIIV, Cold War Kids, The Kills, and Modest Mouse. After sharpening their live show on the road, the band entered the studio with legendary record producer, Chris “Frenchie” Smith. Recorded at The Bubble in Austin, TX, Slow Caves will release their debut album, “Falling” on Old Flame Records in the spring of 2019.
“The big joke when we were working on this record was, ‘Oh, this is never coming out,’” muses MIGHTY frontman Angelo Fiaretti. As it turns out, he was right: What you’ll hear on the self-titled debut LP from the Atlanta-based band is definitely not the same album they began working on in 2016 – but MIGHTY isn’t the same band, either.
For the better part of a year, the singer had been laboring over a batch of garage-meets-grunge songs with producer Daniel Gleason (of indie rock band Grouplove) – songs they thought were good enough to comprise the follow-up to 2015’s Bye, Have Nice! EP.
But they instead ended up mining a new emotion, one that served as the impetus for wholesale change and the underpinning of what both the band and album would eventually become. What started as a de facto solo project for Fiaretti in 2012 has now grown to a trio – with bassist Joseph Dempsey and drummer Cameron Latham rounding out the ranks to transform the singer’s musical blueprints into a gripping collection of vulnerable indie-rock.