Doors open: 19:30
Tour name: PHOSPHORESCENT @ THE RUBY LOUNGE
Phosphorescent is the working moniker of American singer-songwriter Matthew Houck.
Houck released the full-length LP A Hundred Times or More in 2003. The album was released through Athens-based independent label Warm Records. The following year, he released the EP The Weight of Flight. Phosphorescent rose to wider critical acclaim after releasing Aw Come Aw Wry in August 2005 and Pride in October 2007. The latter was named the 12th best album of 2007 by Stylus Magazine and received a 8.0 rating from indie website Pitchfork Media. In 2009, inspired by Willie Nelson's tribute album to Lefty Frizzell To Lefty From Willie, Houck crafted a tribute album to Nelson himself entitled, To Willie which was released through Dead Oceans.
Phosphorescent released Here's to Taking It Easy in 2010. The song "Wolves" from 2007's Pride was used in the 2011 film Margin Call starring Kevin Spacey and Jeremy Irons.
The song "Nothing was Stolen" from 2010's Here's to Taking It Easy was used in the 2012 film "The Vow" starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum.
His sixth album Muchacho flashes yet another color in the subtly shifting Phosphorescent spectrum. Muchacho reprises the understated melancholia and sensuous minimalism of Pride, while kicking up a little of Here's To Taking It Easy's dust, but it also strikes out into more adventurous waters via rhythm and electronic textures.
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