Sam Morrow: New Release in Rolling Stone

“If you listen to T.Rex’s ‘The Slider,’ at the beginning of that song there’s this really fucked-up drum fill that doesn’t even make any sense at all but somehow the band all starts together,” he says. “We did our own version of that.”

At just nine tracks, Gettin’ By on Gettin’ Down is a quick listen, and the party only quiets down for the final track, “I Think I’ll Just Die Here.” A completely acoustic number that has shades of My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, the song wrestles with discord and the many people with intractable, faulty belief systems that define our present situation. “I’ll drink my Kool-Aid and proudly decay,” he sings at one point.

Read the full interview on Rolling Stone by Jon Freeman



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