It makes sense that two of the South’s finest grassroots singers had to hoof it all the way to Hollywood to find each other. In a sea of indie rock bands, the unabashedly Appalachian voices of SALLY JAYE and SARAH ROBERTS make for a stunning anomaly. Teaming up not only made sense, it felt destined. Soon after meeting, they borrowed the name LADIES GUN CLUB from an actual ladies’ gun club in North Carolina and, happily for all us displaced Southerners, commenced to makin’ bona fide roots music in the midst of Tinseltown.
There’s an exponential factor that kicks in when these richly nuanced, haunting voices pair up. Deftly supported by like-minded players, LGC’s self-titled debut EP is a study in graceful restraint. Banjos, fiddles, slide guitars, mandolins, horns, glass percussion, accordion and the like take shifts weaving elegant, sometimes dark, textures around the Ladies’ standout duets and solos. The result is an eclectic mix of 6 original songs, each casting its own brand of eerie.
"Road to Nowhere" was filmed at LA's Farmer's Daughter Hotel. The sound of Ladies Gun Club, and their cover of "Road to Nowhere" by Talking Heads, were a natural compliment to the down home flavor that Farmer's Daughter offers their guests. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Farmer's Daughter Hotel has made it a point to connect with pop culture and music through their collaborations with Coachella and KROQ Radio, as well as many local businesses and charities that cater to the arts. Anyone who visits the hotel can tell the vibe is one of a kind, which is why artists and musicians, as well as families and friends, find the location so inviting.
Look out for new songs and a full length album from Ladies Gun Club in early 2014.
Buy “Road to Nowhere” on iTunes now: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/road-to-nowhere/id617204014
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