Blues & Lasers: New Album/Shows


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Blues & Lasers combines raw/droning Delta blues and 60s/70s classic rock with more modern elements like effects pedals, blips and bleeps and Pro-Tools editing. The group is the brainchild of guitarist-singer-songwriters Scott Tournet and Benny Yurco, who also play in Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. The band's second album, After All We're Only Human, arrives in May, but JamBase got an advance listen and can assure you its pure rock gold, dipping into a thick vintage vibe but without sounding like a recreation of any ancestor in particular, though possessing the muscle and flair of greats like Deep Purple, Rory Gallagher and the James Gang.

Captured live to a two-track tape machine set up in the middle of an empty club in downtown Burlington, VT, After All We're Only Human has a "full, natural, dirty tape sound" (as described by Tournet) that they manipulated and tweaked in a most post-Radiohead fashion. The final results are roll-the-windows-down-and-crank-it, amp rattling goodness that will stir every air guitar instinct in you.

Blues & Lasers will be playing CD release shows at Bearsville Theater in Bearsville, NY, on May 7, Brooklyn Bowl in NYC on May 8th, and Club Metronome in Burlington, VT on May 9.

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