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San Diego, California+1-858-483-6300
25 - Apr
(Nearby Event: Other)
Where:Music Box, 1337 India Street, San Diego, California, United States, 92101
#39;s the fifth studio outing from this long-running trio of piano pop wizards, it plays like an energetic debut album: Just as eager to please as it is eager to surprise you. Every generation has a band that puts a fresh twist on piano-rock, and Jukebox the Ghosts latest studio offering serves as a memorably vivid and kaleidoscopic step forward for the genre.Off To The Races is their fifth studio outing, mostly recorded at Studio G in Brooklyn and engineered, produced and mixed by Chris Cubeta and Gary Atturio (two exceptions: Everybodys Lonely was produced by CJ Baran and Peter Thomas and Fred Astaire was produced by Chris Wallace). Longtime fans will hear little bits of past Jukebox the Ghost embedded in the record blanketed in a fresh, more colorful sonic palette. The flamboyance and quirkiness of Let Live and Let Ghosts (2008), the retro sensibility of Everything Under the Sun (2010), the concise modern pop smarts of their recent self-titled album (2014) and Safe Travels (2012) and the raw live energy of their live album Long Way Home (2016) are all on full display if you listen closely.The album is the result of a three-year songwriting and recording process, culled from dozens of demos that the band brought to the table. Recording in their home base of Brooklyn enabled them to do more outside-the-computer sonic experimentation and live performance than past records have afforded. In Boring we sent Tommys backing harmonies through a distorting rotary speaker which created this totally weird underwater sound, explained Jesse Kristin. And for See You Soon we ran an electronic tabla machine through an amplifier and then I played drums along with it. Thats the sort of thing I think we wouldnt have spent the time to do on our other records.Jukebox the Ghost formed in college in 2006 and has been a steadily growing cult favorite and a globally touring band ever since. Composed of Ben Thornewill (piano/vocals), Tommy Siegel (guitar/bass/vocals) and Jesse Kristin (dru
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