ACL Spotlight: Widowspeak
The big bands get all the love, so I want to further piggyback on B.Gray’s earlier post from last week and encourage you to go check out Widowspeak. I’ve loved their sets since I first caught them at SXSW a few years ago. While their sound has changed slightly since their first release, you can always count on the band to release tunes that deserve the adulation they’ve received. This year started out with the release of their underrated Almanac album on Captured Tracks, and they’re already backing that up with another set of tunes on the Swamps EP. They will be taking the stage in the earlier part of the day, but that’s all the more reason to show up to ACL early in order to catch some of the lesser-known joys of the music festival. For me, the Beach House set a few years back was what solidified my undying love for that act, and I have the sneaking suspicion that this year’s band may well be Widowspeak.
The band takes the stage each Friday at 12:45 PM on the Samsung Galaxy Stage. Enjoy a new song from the group that just got released below.[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/03-Calico.mp3]