Simple Music Video Series: Kutchma's Orphanage and I'll Survive | Music
Music
INDY Week's music blog

Archives | RSS

Friday, August 10, 2012

Simple Music Video Series: Kutchma's Orphanage and I'll Survive

Posted by on Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 12:33 PM

I don't know that there is a harder working musician in the triangle than Jason Kutchma. Rather writing, recording or performing live, he is a musician who does not allow his audience to be bored. As most people know, Kutchma has released two albums this year: The first was Welcome Home, by the rock band Red Collar, which he fronts. Then there was Pastoral, the roots-rock project of JKutchma & The Five Fifths. That's not to mention the album's companion book. Both records have different styles of presentation, but when stripped down to their barest bones, they are very similar.

Today's session presents two songs, one from each of these albums. When Kutchma came into the studio on one early Saturday afternoon, it was extremely warm. Kutchma ran through several songs with only a few slip ups. Notice the uncommon focus and intensity of his performance. This really lends the viewer just a small window into the dedication and passion Kutchma has for what he is doing.

And speaking of the hard working, Kutchma will be performing all three days of the upcoming Hopscotch festival. With the Five Fifths Thursday at Tir Na Nog at 10pm, solo during the Hopscotch at Hibernian day party Friday, and finally with Red Collar at the Raleigh Times-sponsored day party Saturday.


The purpose of the Independent Weekly's Simple Music Video Series is to capture local and touring musicians who we feel are producing something special. The hope is to capture something very simple in order to mirror the experience of viewing a performance as if you were in a small crowd watching a quiet set. We hope for content of the music to be the primary focus of the series, not multiple camera angles meant to keep the viewer guessing and entertained.

Most bands featured in the series will be a sample of the deep pool of talent in the Triangle, while others will represent some of our touring favorites.

Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in Music



Twitter Activity

Comments

Goede dag, ik ben Josef Lewis, een particuliere kredietverstrekker die leningen verstrekt aan particulieren, bedrijven en overheidsinstellingen tegen een lage …

by Josef Lewis on The Cave Closes on April 30 in Chapel Hill, Local 506 Changes Hands (Music)

Boots Riley has a Durham connection, including influence from the civil rights movement, worth exploring.

by Walter Riley on At UNC, Catch the Rapper Who Puts the "Conscious" in "Conscious Rap" (Music)

Most Recent Comments

Goede dag, ik ben Josef Lewis, een particuliere kredietverstrekker die leningen verstrekt aan particulieren, bedrijven en overheidsinstellingen tegen een lage …

by Josef Lewis on The Cave Closes on April 30 in Chapel Hill, Local 506 Changes Hands (Music)

Boots Riley has a Durham connection, including influence from the civil rights movement, worth exploring.

by Walter Riley on At UNC, Catch the Rapper Who Puts the "Conscious" in "Conscious Rap" (Music)

So freaking talented. Unbelievable.

by April Miszler on Video: H.C. McEntire Celebrates Lionheart at The Pinhook (Music)

Enjoyed This, nice work Dan Schram! Thank you! ...gonna miss the Tom Petty...

by Michael Young on Video: An All-Star Durham Crew Pays Tribute to Tom Petty (Music)

Have to say Im onboard with this take on The Beatles influence and joy in my life... not at all …

by Liam Brady on David Bazan Discusses The Beatles and the Next Chapter of Pedro the Lion, Roaring Again After a Decade of Quiet (Music)

© 2018 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation