SoftSpot – Hitting That Blues Spot

“Black Room Blues”
This trio of Southern transplants based in Brooklyn, consisting of Sarah Kinlaw, Bryan Keller, and Blaze Bateh, is a band unlike your typical New York band.  This is certainly noticeable on “Black Room Blues” is a slow-building, heavy blues ballad with the soaring vocals of Kinlaw bringing the lyrics to life.  Kinlaw has a hauntingly beautiful voice that fits the band in a completely different way.  It’s reminiscent of 60’s heavy blues bank, Vanilla Fudge, fronted by a bluesy Kim Deal.  The strange mix works really well.  This band is highly recommended.  Sometimes, they remind the listener of Rid of Me-era PJ Harvey.  Catch them if you can.
Tour Dates:
4/11 Hudson, NY @ BARD College
4/29 Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands
5/02 Winooski, VT @ Waking Windows festival
5/04 Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class
5/07 Chicago, IL @ The Burlington
5/09 St. Louis, MO @ FOAM
5/12 Birmingham, AL @ The Firehouse
5/16 Pensacola, FL @ Sluggos
5/19 Athens, GA @ Caledonia
5/20 Atlanta, GA @ 529
5/21 Charleston, SC @ Swamp House
5/22 Savannah, GA @ Hangfire
5/27 Raleigh, NC @ Kings
5/28 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

SoftSpot – “Black Room Blues” from Sarah Kinlaw on Vimeo.

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