NOLA Tour Dates!


Jan 5th- All Star Farmhouse Orchestra with Brian Haas and Mark Southerland at Siberia, 10-1.


Jan 7th- Genital Sunning Tiny Orchestra at Silky Satin Lounge, 8-10


Jan 9th- Brian Haas, Simon Lott, Chris Combs and Mark Southerland at Hi Ho Lounge, 10pm


Jan 10th- Brian Haas Love Orchestra with Helen Gillet, Chris Combs, Simon Lott, Brad Walker, Mark Southerland and Cliff Hines at Gasa Gasa, 9-12


Jan 11th- with Mark Southerland and Helen M Gillet at Chickie Wah Wah, 9-10

Adequacy's Album Review

At eight songs only in length, Lonesome Goldmine is an un-self-indulgently concise collection whose pieces move in woozy mid-tempo, pleasingly drifting yet rhythmically so, in a flutter of brushed drums, muted keyboards and gently plucked strings.  Although the individual songs are clearly demarcated there is a sense of stream-of-consciousness to the lyrics which, alongside the consistently imaginative backing, creates a definite, cohesive, whole.  It reveals some kinship (best illustrated on the excellent winding meditation that is “The Going Prayer”) to Linda Perhacs’s Parallelograms, in both mood and in Ellicott’s ability to create multi-tracked vocal structures, even including the occasional but always effective use of mild dissonance. Although an airy affair, at heart, Ellicott can reach some down-to-ground lyrical territory, as illustrated by “Babya’s” blunt “I went to the Bible, I went to the bottle, I went to the end of the line”.... Click here to read the complete article.