CD Review: The War on Drugs — Slave Ambient; Playing The Red Palace, September 2 and The EARL, October 13

CD Review: The War on Drugs — Slave Ambient; Playing The Red Palace, September 2 and The EARL, October 13

The War on Drugs
Slave Ambient
Secretly Canadian

By Al Kaufman

Much like Beck is essentially a folk rocker with ambient tendencies, so too are Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs.

The band’s 2008 debut, Wagonwheel Blues, was more of a straight ahead rock and roots affair. Then Kurt Vile left the group for his rather promising solo career and Adam Granduciel became the heart and soul of the now trio. Read more about CD Review: The War on Drugs — Slave Ambient; Playing The Red Palace, September 2 and The EARL, October 13

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