Feb 212011

Portland six-piece Loch Lomond release their fourth full-length, Little Me Will Start a Storm, tomorrow and to celebrate, we’re proud to premiere a new cover by the band. They took on Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain,” adding an organ drone to the familiar harmonies. It somehow feels stripped-down and lush at the same time, full-throated harmonies pushing beyond the relatively spare rock and roll backing. “Relatively,” that is, compared to their usual setup – it’s not every band whose Wikipedia page includes a section on “Notable Instruments” (current inclusions: saw, theremin, Whirly tube). Continue reading »