Video Premiere: Wild Fur's “Big, Long Line” | Music
Music
INDY Week's music blog

Archives | RSS

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Video Premiere: Wild Fur's “Big, Long Line”

Posted by on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 2:42 PM


Wild Fur is a new collaboration between Wylie Hunter and Nick Jaeger. A studio project that stemmed from demo sessions for Hunter’s other band, Wylie Hunter and the Cazadores, the group explores somewhat new sonic territory for the two artists. Synths, organs and bob-your-head beats steal the spotlight from sunny ’60s guitars and bar-worn lyrics. Hunter’s warm drawl remains as the centerpiece, but the anthemic songwriter approach is downplayed.

That shift was all a part of the plan, says Hunter: “I felt like getting a fresh start was the best way to get people to listen to it with new ears. If it were under the Cazadores banner, I feel like you would have had to take it with all of the rest.” For Hunter, the new name offers freedom to serve the songs instead of the band’s genre constraints. “Forget who we are. This is the music that we’re making,” he adds.

Thus far the band’s only released a handful of tracks online: “Keep the Band I” on Speakers in Code and “St. Gloria” on The Bottom String among them. A proper debut release is likely for the New Year; in the meantime, enjoy the new video by the team at Creato Destructo

Tags: , , , ,

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

A single noise complaint doesn't mean that they have to leave. Central Park is not and never will be silent.

by ammi on Durham Central Park Issues Statement About the Batalá Durham and Liberty Warehouse Apartments Noise Complaints (Music)

Most Read

Most Recent Comments

A single noise complaint doesn't mean that they have to leave. Central Park is not and never will be silent.

by ammi on Durham Central Park Issues Statement About the Batalá Durham and Liberty Warehouse Apartments Noise Complaints (Music)

It sounds like one rotten ingredient spoiled the soup last night. I wish Batala Durham luck in obtaining a permit …

by ammi on Batalá Durham Gets Shut Down Again, Even as Liberty Warehouse Residents Offer Support (Music)

© 2017 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