Friday, April 20, 2007


ALBUM: Ola Podrida
FILE UNDER: Indie / Folk
LABEL: Grand Hotel van Cleef

INFO: Ola Podrida began as a home-recording project for film composer David Wingo (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ALL THE REAL GIRLS, THE GUATEMALAN HANDSHAKE), who began writing and recording a batch of songs soon after moving back to Austin from New York at the beginning of 2005. Upon completion of the recordings, he started performing the songs live with old friends Robert Patton and Matthew Frank, both of whom moved back to Brooklyn with Wingo in the fall of 2006, where they are now also playing with two other old Texas friends, Andrew Kenny (AMERICAN ANALOG SET) and Johnny Christ. Ola Podrida's self-titled debut album is being released by the label Plug Research in the spring of 2007..................."David Wingo's songs at first seem modest and merely warm - lullabyes, irons & wines. But what I've found is that the songs are hot. Behind all that lull is organ churn, guitar resound, sharp want and skin-on-skin... read more from the source...

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