The Undertow Orchestra

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The Undertow Orchestra was an indie rock "supergroup" organized by Bob Andrews of Undertow Music Collective. The band existed only as a touring ensemble and consisted of "four of today’s most under the radar, yet prolific singer-songwriters,"[1] David Bazan (of Pedro the Lion and Headphones), Mark Eitzel (of American Music Club), Will Johnson (of Centro-Matic), and Vic Chesnutt.[2][3] Each band member took turns on stage playing his own songs, as the other members acted as his backing band.[4] The group performed a live radio show,[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glide Magazine Features - The Undertow Orchestra:
  2. ^ Gendron, Bob (February 17, 2006). "Undertow's haunting, daunting folk flood", Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Milano, Brett (February 16, 2006). "Music review: Undertow pulls alt-rock mavericks into solid group", Boston Herald, p. 49.
  4. ^ Undertow Orchestra | drupal
  5. ^ MPR: The Undertow Orchestra - live in studio
  6. ^ Chicagoist: Getting Pulled By The Undertow Orchestra Archived 2009-11-28 at the Wayback Machine.