Production Strategies: Blake Sennett on Rilo Kiley's More Adventurous
Molenda, Michael, Guitar Player
Scores of indie bands forge uneasy sonic and thematic alliances with the music of the '60s and '70s. The discomfort appears when an artist strives to be "of their time" and moving forward while simultaneously digging and emulating the bountiful goodies that have come before. The cool thing is when all the influences and styles and recording techniques fold in on each other and form a wonderfully bizarre amalgamation of the familiar and the unique. This is certainly the case with Rilo Kiley's More Adventurous [Brute/Beaute/Warner Bros.], which flits from country criers to full-out rockers to ginchy '70s AOR exclusions. Holding it all together are the …
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Publication information: Article title: Production Strategies: Blake Sennett on Rilo Kiley's More Adventurous. Contributors: Molenda, Michael - Author. Magazine title: Guitar Player. Volume: 40. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2006. Page number: 136. © 1999 New Bay Media. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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