Listen/Look: One-man guitar + drums virtuoso

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On a recent mini-tour with Fiasco, we came across a one man-attack I had never even conceived as a possibility. Gull, a.k.a. Nathaniel Rappole (and also a member of Ultra Dolphins), plays drums and taps guitar while singing through a delayed-out vocal mic hooked up inside his creepy paper-mache mask, simultaneously. This could be an exercise in cute, noise wankery, but Rappole is a machine, and his rootsy attack (that recalls an amped version of the Neil Young soundtrack from Jarmusch's Dead Man) is as precise as it it entrancing.

Here's some footage from that Richmond show (wait for it… it's a slow build up):

And here's a track from the CD-R he sold at the end of the night.