Wednesday April 24, 2013
From Williamette Week
Primer: The Bad Plus
By: Brett Campbell
Formed: In 2000 in Minneapolis.
Sounds like: Classically trained piano meets indie-rock drums meets jazz bass.
For fans of: Blondie, Igor Stravinsky, Paul Motian, Flaming Lips, Abba, Joshua Redman, Nirvana, Neil Young, Ornette Coleman, the Pixies, Bill Frisell, David Bowie, Herb Alpert, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Heart—the Plus have covered or worked with all of them.
Latest release: Made Possible, the band’s eighth studio album, continues its recent emphasis on original music, adding for the first time occasional tasteful touches of electronic instrumentation.
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