Fleet Foxes flummox Santa Barbara

The lead singer and guitarist of the Fleet Foxes, Robin Pecknold, is reputed to be a perfectionist, and at the band's appearance at the Santa Barbara Bowl a week ago, he lived up to the description, spending half an hour directly before the show walking around the stage in plain view, pointing, talking to roadies,Continue reading “Fleet Foxes flummox Santa Barbara”

Fleet Foxes: Best of 2008

If there's one new group that made every "Best of 2008" list I saw, it was the Fleet Foxes. Via the resourceful Aquarium Drunkard, here's a knock-out live set from the Netherlands six weeks ago, The group was opening for Ben Folds. Sorry, but who? Or you can see them on Letterman, featuring a mandolin.Continue reading “Fleet Foxes: Best of 2008”