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Moods: Mood: Intellectual Folk: Alternative Folk Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

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The Wingdale Community Singers

Formed in 2002 by Rick Moody (acoustic guitar, vocals) and Hannah Marcus (acoustic guitar, piano, fiddle, vocals). David Grubbs, of the Red Krayola, Squirrel Bait, Bastro, and many other bands, joined in 2003. He plays many instruments, though mostly the electric guitar, and sings sometimes. Nina Katchadourian (acoustic guitar, accordion, recorder, tomato, vocals) joined in 2006. The Wingdale Community Singers play folk music that could have been written any time in the last sixty years. It's Old Time, it's High Modernist, it's experimental, it's resistant to interpretation, it's funny sometimes, it's full of dread other times. One aspect remains throughout: there's a lot of singing. Their first album, eponymously titled, was released on Plain Recordings in 2005. SPIRIT DUPLICATOR is the long-awaited follow up, recorded entirely in South Park Slope at Seaside Lounge Recording Studios with a number of great local musicians.