SUMMER CANNIBALS

“SIMPLE LIFE”

Jessica Boudreaux – Vocals, Guitar
Marc Swart – Vocals, Guitar

LINKS:
Summer Cannibals Bandcamp
Summer Cannibals Facebook
New Moss Records Official

CREDITS:
Director/Camera/Edit/Sound – Travis Button (travisbutton.com)
Additional Camera – Anthony Maiuri (maiuri.work)
Producer – Ryan Stiles
Executive Producer – Zale Schoenborn (pickathon.com)
Associate Producer – Terry Groves, John MacArthur
Assistant Producer – Stephanie Manzo
Line Producer – Seth Chandler
Production Manager – Alisha Flaumenbaum, Josh Madera
Associate Distribution Producer – Ned Failing, David Glick, Vanessa Pham
Legal – Vincent Sliwoski, Harris Moure, PLLC
Production Assistant – Felicia Heaton, Gregory Heaton, Sarah Williams Klimt, Ivy Patton

*words by Ned Lannamann of The Portland Mercury

Here’s the latest Slab Session from Pickathon! We’ve posted a few of these already—intimate performances that were shot at last summer’s Pickathon on the mythic “slab” at Pendarvis Farm, a short hop away from the rest of the festival. This new clip is a very special one, featuring a stripped-down, brand-new track from Summer Cannibals. “Simple Life” is actually an as-of-now unreleased song from the Portland group, with this rendition serving as a premiere of sorts. It features only guitarist/vocalist Jessica Boudreaux and guitarist Marc Swart, and it captures a moment in time—the group has since undergone a significant lineup change with the recent departure of Swart, but I imagine that a studio version of “Simple Life” is likely to be included in the group’s next project.

Last week Pickathon announced a couple of worthy additions to their lineup, including a reformed Wolf Parade in what is right now their only scheduled festival appearance in the US, and Kevin Morby, a terrific singer/songwriter and a Pickathon veteran who we’ve featured before in these Slab Sessions. This episode was made possible by the folks at New Belgium Brewing and was shot by Half Stop Sessions. Meanwhile, tickets for 2016’s Pickathon—featuring Jeff Tweedy, Beach House, Yo La Tengo, and many more—are for sale at the fest’s website.

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