By Michael Hamad
2:45 PM EDT, August 27, 2012
Indie neo-folk trio Plume Giant, who'll play a release show for their debut full-length, Callithump, at Wesleyan on Saturday, have Connecticut roots. Oliver Hill (guitar, viola, voice), Nolan Green (guitar, harmonium, voice) and Eliza Bagg (violin, harmonium, trinkets, voice) met as Yale students (Hill and Bagg, classical music lineage firmly in place, were both music majors), and they've returned to CT regularly since then. Their songs (they write them together) have been compared favorably to Bowerbirds, Dirty Projectors, Sea Wolf and Dan Hicks, and they've toured with some other folks you might have heard of — Brown Bird, Sharon Van Etten, Paper Bird, Sean Rowe and He's My Brother She's My Sister. Callithump was recorded with engineer James Frazee, who's worked with the Hold Steady, The Walkmen and Son Volt. Should be pretty raucous, in an acoustic-cool sort of way.
Plume Giant — CD Release Show
Sept. 1, Wesleyan University, 45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, (860) 685-2000, plumegiant.com.
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