Andrew and Brad Barr have spent the majority of the last decade playing music in The Slip. In 2004, they were playing a club in Montreal when a fire broke out in the venue. They grabbed a few guitars and drums and were able to escape unscathed. A year later, Brad and Andrew were living in Montreal, and Brad’s first apartment shared a wall with classically-trained harpist Sarah Page…
Her playing seeped through the walls and into Brad’s brain. The dream materialized, and with the addition of Andres Vial, The Barr Brothers began making music in a makeshift boiler room. The results? Lonesome Americana mixed with future-primitive delta blues telling the stories of strangers, lovers, old ghosts and new friends.
Below is one of the fruits from the boiler room session, the folky, harmony filled and gorgeous Beggar in the Morning. It comes from their upcoming self-titled debut (out via Secret City), and really is a gem, recalling the easy-going charm of The Avett Brothers or Vetiver and the rolling country rock of Blitzen Trapper.
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