Tickets are now on sale for an extraordinary release show celebrating In a Mess, In a State, and a Second Too Late (Korda 022) the dazzling debut LP by Muskellunge.
The show features Muskellunge’s original line up (Rebecca Fritz, John Crozier, Benji Boyd and Eric Tretbar). Sweetening the bill are old friends and Korda label mates The Hang Ups (Brian Tighe, Jeff Kearns, Chadwick Nelson, Aaron Lundholm and Stephen Ittner).
The ticket price includes a download of the entire album In a Mess, In a State, and a Second Too Late (Muskellunge) plus Fields, an exclusive EP of rarities from The Hang Ups! Get tickets here, pronto.
“Still Learning,” the first single + music video from In a Mess, In a State, and a Second Too Late is coming September 17! Read on for the Muskellunge backstory by Simon Peter Groebner.
Minneapolis, 1992. An underage fan sneaking into the dingy Uptown Bar — through the back door, next to the bathroom — pretty much knew what to expect. The dominant sound from smoke-clogged stages was loud, distorted and dangerous, with industry people big and small scouring local micro-scenes for the next angry thing. (Muskellunge cont’d)