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Why I Must Be Careful

Two men from Portland, Oregon playing white-knuckle, umami-jazz for the post-1st world. ]ohn Niekrasz: drums & voice 5eth Brown: rhodes & voice
”Why I Must Be Careful is an experience, not a show. Although your ears might be ringing, your head will be clear. WIMBC gives a perf that is absolutely; so; watertight in reaction to the chaos the band observes around them. The terrific control is killing: their mathematical precision cuts like a razor blade through the otherwise black prog. It’s like Lewis Carroll splintering within from the points of numbers until he writes absurdity that profounds academics. This experimental is the gold of Niekrasz’ and Brown’s existentialist quest for the transcendent. “

”Expect to be jarred in a decidedly unrock, but totally enrapturing and palate-cleansing way.” �”Josh Vanek (Wäntage USA)

”I can’t begin to explain what was going on but I will damn near try because people should really hear this band

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]ohn Niekrasz: drum set instructor for hire. $50 per hour all ages

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The Honeycomb Album
The Honeycomb Album
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