Red Sparowes is epic without bombast, heavy without a single
barre-chord riff and eviscerating without any clearly audible
vocals. The chiming, spindly layers of effect-laden guitars and the
swinging, entrancing drums on its Neurot Recordings debut At the
Soundless Dawn create textures reminiscent of Goblin, Tones on
Tail, Godspeed You Black Emperor and early Sonic Youth. Its attack
is syrupy and serpentine; subtle but frighteningly
Red Sparowes is comprised of Bryant
Clifford Meyer on guitar (Isis), Josh Graham on guitar (Neurosis
visuals and acclaimed video director), Greg Burns on bass and pedal
steel (also of Temporary Residence dark chamber folk sextet Halifax
Pier), Andy Arahood on bass/guitar (Angel Hair) and David Clifford
on drums (The VSS, Pleasure Forever).
Featuring two guitarists, two bass players and una drummer.
ultra-bleak, minimal chamber duo