2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Night Moves

Wednesday, March 16
1:00AM - 1:40AM

Tap Room at The Market
319 Colorado St



When it comes to studying the canon of rock and roll studio wizardry, John Pelant is a Ph.D. student. The myriad sonic details that separate merely good records from masterpieces — a specific Casio keyboard tone, a certain pitch on a drum-machine beat, the right amount of reverb — are the very particulars that Pelant revels in. He’s scrutinized some of the greats: Brian Wilson, Paul McCartney, Todd Rundgren... And he’s done his homework: when he talks about Lindsey Buckingham, he’d rather discuss that magical, lost Buckingham/Nicks LP rather than dwell on obvious touchstones like Rumours or Tusk. And while he’s more than happy to talk about Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde, he’ll end up parsing the best take of “Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat” from that recent voluminous box set.

Of course, all of this will be obvious once you hear the new Night Moves album, Pennied Days. Because the 26-year-old Pel...

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