Monday, February 22, 2010

New Music: Jác

Last night we stopped in at the venerable Ace Hotel in Manhattan, and as we sat there drinking out coffee from the good folks at Stumptown, we were fortunate enough to catch a set from New Jersey natives Jác.

The band manages to grab ahold of a truly unique sound, and with enough technical aplomb that it caught our ear immediately. Their sound ricochets between pop and folk, quiet and loud, subtle and brazen. They do so with a solid dose of multi-instrumentalism, featuring (among other things) a trumpet, mandolin, and accordion.

Jác has a number of upcoming shows, and we encourage you to check one out. These folks know what they're doing, and they do it right.

Jác Upcoming Dates
Feb 27 ALPHABET LOUNGE New York City, New York
Mar 5 COUSIN LARRY’S CAFE Danbury, Connecticut
Mar 27 THE MILLHILL SALOON Trenton, New Jersey
Mar 31 HARVEST MOON New Brunswick, New Jersey