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The Appleseed Cast stops in Norfolk. With support from Müscle Wörship and local ambient rockers, Long Division.

September 15, 2019369Views

The Appleseed Cast stopped in at Charlie's American Cafe on a leg of their tour in support of a dynamic new record, "The Fleeting Light of Impermanence." The album, their first full studio release in six years is a massive wall of sound fitting of the long, rich history of the band. Their live act drew a sold out crowd hungy for the acrobatic feats of musicianship this group has been laying down for decades. If you've somehow gone the last twenty years without becoming aware of The Appleseed Cast, go now and buy this work.

I stopped and chatted a few minutes with members of Müscle Wörship, from out of Kansas. The group laid down an impressive set of raw post-punk that left a strong impressive. This is a band that has been around for awhile with multiple swaps in line-up over the years with their last record hitting the racks in 2013. A new project is set to begin recording late this year / early next. I look forward to checking it out.

Long Division handled opening duties with their usual brand of ambient excellence. After a number of setbacks including the birth of children, house troubles, and a nasty hand injury on the part of guitarist, Doug Nicholson, the group is rumored to finally begin recording new music to be produced by Jon Anderson (of Demons fame). As their 2014 untitled release sits on my playlist a fair bit, I'm really looking forward to seeing these new songs get their proper due.

A good time was had by all, and then we went home.

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The Appleseed Cast

Lawrence, KS. Ambient Rock.

Müscle Wörship

Lawrence, KS. Post-Punk.

Long Division

Norfolk. Ambient Rock.