Live Record: Eidolons

Eidolons – Live from the Banana Stand will be available June 24th. Until then, please enjoy the preview track, “Gross Towel.” Eidolons play Mississippi Studios on Wednesday, July 30th to mark the release of a new double-EP. You should be there

 

Eidolons are one of the best young bands in Portland, and I feel lucky to say that this live record is also one of Banana Stand’s best.

 

Eidolons are all wonderful performers. Dan Byers’ crooning is distinctive, unexpected, and is a perfect lead and complement to the band. Byers is also, with Sam Wenc, half of a guitar duo with a jangly energy impossible not to move to. Ian Wollman’s bass shows range and deftness, as important a melodic instrument as a rhythmic one. All driven by Kyle Moderhak’s deft, dynamic set work, Eidolons are one of the most musically gifted young bands in Portland, and one I love to see perform any time I can.

 

I adore this band. I’m glad to have worked with them, and seen them live, and that Banana Stand is able to offer these documents of them. Spend some time with their record. I think you’re going to love it.

 

-L

 

 

Eidolons – Live from the Banana Stand was recorded before a live audience on April 13th, 2013 at the Banana Stand in Portland, Oregon. The album was recorded by Tim Shrout & Adam Harney, mixed by Tim Shrout, and mastered by Chris Vita. Dane Brist produced art for the album, which includes original photography Michael McInerney. Videos of Eidolons’s performance at Banana Stand feature footage from camera operators Michael McInerney, Darren Hartman, Brian Baker, & Tyler Bertram, and were directed and edited by Michael McInerney. Banana Stand would like to thank Eidolons (Dan, Sam, Ian, & Kyle), all who participated in this album’s creation and anyone that has helped us out along the way.

 

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