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3 May 2010

Givers from Louisiana

Earlier this year, I discovered the band Givers via a handful of opening slots they happened into with Dirty Projectors. What did I like so much about them? This should give you a sense:

Kids like it — the way the band’s music conveys an unique variety of joy. You can’t really argue with that. Listen to the only music they’ve released to date — a short EP on a small regional label — via this Bandcamp embed:

<a href="http://givers.bandcamp.com/album/givers-ep">Up Up Up by GIVERS</a>

Finally, I’ll leave you with two live versions of the band’s “hit,” a song called “Ceiling of Plankton” — one straight on:

And one from a shakier perspective:

Posted by Alec Hanley Bemis

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