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Live: Lazy K at the Black Cat, DC

by Couch Sessions

Going to a Lazy K show is like wearing a throw back to your favorite 90’s sports team, but with the number of the MVP, and by the way its the jersey they wore when they took the championship.  Like that jersey the sound’s timeless relevance comes from its flawless craftsmanship and carefully plotted execution; while its appeal comes from its accurate depiction of music before “gaga” was something adults said to other adults, without a baby present…

As a member of the infamous Basehead, Keith Lofton, was one of the sonic graffitti artists that tagged the bland walls of popular music that had been freshly painted white at the close of the 80’s.  Michael Ivey and Citizen Cope have also flown solo from the Basehead base camp since.

While he was on stage last night at the Black Cat, Keith Lofton  brought not quiver full of arrows from both “Life in One Day” and “Daydreaming” to aim and fire at the audience, everyone hitting its mark.  Guitar solos effortlessly played, and showmanship at an all-time high, he’s more than still got it, he could be getting better…