Monday, May 17, 2010

Golden Palominos Still Got That Gallop

Posted By on Mon, May 17, 2010 at 10:37 AM

Alt-rock supergroup the Golden Palominos played their first shows since the '90s recently. The group is led by Cleveland native Anton Fier, a renowned producer and drummer. On bass is another Clevelander who's relocated to NYC, Tony Maimone, who's played with Pere Ubu, They Might Be Giants, and the phenom post-metal project Battle of Mice. Also aboard was 15 60 75 the Numbers Band frontman Robert Kidney, who still lives in Akron and drew special notice in a New York Times review Wednesday.

Writer Ben Ratliff noted that Kidney "played a solo almost too good to believe, in open tuning, with masterly control of echo and feedback."

You can read the whole story here.

The above clips features the Palominos playing the Numbers Band's "Back to Disaster," the song Ratliff refers to in his review. —D.X. Ferris

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