Emerging from the shambles of former project Simon Dawes, brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith shortened the name and kept on making harmony-heavy, relatable folk rock. Now off the release of their third studio album, they’ve made themselves an Americana staple with their emotional storytelling, cutting tales of loss, and crucial, detailed love songs. Expect crescendos and lulls both lyrically and musically, but even as the songs crash and roll, the granular poetics rub in all the right ways.
Wed., July 24, 8 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 24, 2013