Raggedy Annie and The Scarecrow be speaking with Jason Kutchma of Red Collar this Sunday night @ 8:30ish on the Campus Buzz.
Red Collar hails from Durham, NC, where the husband and wife duo of Jason and Beth Kutchma eventually built their current lineup through the magic of Craigslist (Guitarist Mike Jackson) and the power of their live shows (Jonathan Truesdale). They've developed a strong following close to home, and earlier this year released their first full-length album, Pilgrim. They've toured quite a bit east of the Mississippi, and have made their
Raggedy Annie and The Scarecrow have described their sound as being somewhat "old-school". It seems to avoid sub-classification upon sub-classification ("post-hardcore-indie-core", etc.), coming across as something best described as simply "rock and roll". The Scarecrow said that if you are a fan of The Hold Steady or My Morning Jacket (or for a big name, Bruce Springsteen) you'll probably find something enjoyable in Red Collar.
They're playing two nights in the area. They're live shows are known to be energetic and stomp-worthy, so check them out if you're looking for something to do:
Monday 7/13 @ The Chesterton, Brooklyn
Tuesday 7/14 @ Piano's, NYC
Remember, Sunday night. Campus Buzz. Jason of Red Collar.
Campus Buzz starts at 7, interview will be in the 8 pm hour. Listen in!