Taking their name from the first Roman Polanski movie, Knife In The Water´s music does possess a distinctly cinematic quality. The sublte blending of organ, twanging guitar, pedal steel, bass, drum kit and the entwining throats of Aaron and Laura provide a proper musical backdrop to let the listener´s imgaination run free.
The debut album by the Austin 5-piece comes in the Digifile packaging.
Knife In The Water are: Cisco Ryder (Drums), Aaron Blount (Vocals, Guitar), Laura Krause (Organ, Vocals), John Brewington (Bass), Bill McCullough (Pedal Steel).
"There's a little bit of country, a touch of psych, and lots of room to daydream in the wide-open music of `Plays One Sound and Others´, by the Texas quintet KNIFE IN THE WATER. Like Spiritualized with a Gram Parsons jones, Knife in the Water play everything with low-gravity grace and a dash of prairie dust. You can swim in the long, warm curdle of the organ in `One Sound´; the pedal steel in `Seat of Pity´ hov....... more