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Adam Levy

Adam Levy

Guitarist Adam Levy discovered the lactose-tolerant album title Buttermilk Channel while researching his Brooklyn neighborhood-the actual Buttermilk Channel is south of Manhattan and separates Governor’s Island from Brooklyn-but says he used the title for his most recent release because it’s “so evocative of nothing in particular.” Or so Levy thinks.

Imagine slogging through an entire channel of buttermilk-Levy has recorded the perfect soundtrack for such a Suessian trek. Larry Goldings’ organ churns out a creamy ambiance while Kenny Wollesen’s drumming provides the slow-moving current, setting Levy’s Scofield-smacked guitar adrift. The trio’s sound laps gently on the ears, perfect for a late-night or lazy Sunday listen.

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