We had a great time hanging out this afternoon with The Black Cadillacs. However, we totally forgot to ask them the burning question that has been bothering us all week: Is the band named after the classic American luxury car or The Modest Mouse song?
The Knoxville-based group stopped by Ardent Studios this afternoon to play three songs off their upcoming record Run. They sounded pretty amazing in the studio, so we can’t wait until tonight when we get a chance to see them play with their full set-up at Young Avenue Deli. They’re out for a very short tour this run, so try to catch them if you can. If you’re regional, they’re playing Friday at Egan’s Bar in Tuscaloosa, AL and they’re playing Teh Alabama Shakes’ afterparty on Saturday at The Bottletree in Birmingham, AL
Check out our show where we talk about all of their recording tricks and how they learned to record good sound in a studio. The answer may surprise you.
The Black Cadillacs deliver a unique brand of rock and roll that combines elements of country, blues, soul and R&B. With a powerful 5 piece set up, including 2 guitar players, a thunderous yet precise rhythm section, and a stand-alone frontman, The Black Cadillacs are able to both whip an audience into a frenzy, and just as quickly ease them back into a melodic groove.
Over the last 2 years they have been working hard honing their sound and live performance, and have made a name for themselves in the East Tennessee region. Their new album comes out in May.