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Soule Indomitable at Nectar's

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Soule Indomitable Nectar's Burlington, VT March 29, 2017 Continuing to nurture their intermittent but nevertheless ongoing collaboration, members of two of the most distinctive ensembles of Burlington Vermont's current music scene played together each Wednesday evening during March at Nectar's and this final night, the culmination of the run, radiated more than a little of cumulative momentum generated throughout the month Soule Monde consists solely of two musicians, drummer Russ Lawton and keyboardist ...

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Soule Monde: Smashed World

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Something of a holding pattern until the next full-length album in 2016, Soule Monde's Smashed World EP also works as a tease, but in the best possible way. Like the duo's live shows, this thirty minutes of intricately interwoven melody and rhythm can't help but whet the musiclover's appetite for more. Booming and singing from the very start on “Influence," the cerebral impact of the music is as deep and provocative as its visceral wallop, that is, keyboardist ...

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Soule Monde at Higher Ground, South Burlington, Vermont

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Soule Monde Higher Ground Ballroom South Burlington, VT December 27, 2014 Since they began playing as a duo a few years ago as Soule Monde, drummer Russ Lawton and keyboardist Ray Paczkowski have refined the chemistry they discovered as perennials in the Trey Anastasio Band. Opening slots like the ones this late December weekend at Higher Ground will only serve to heighten their visibility while simultaneously deepening their musical camaraderie. Opening with numbers ...

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Soule Monde: Soule Monde

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Soule Monde was borne from a musical partnership between percussionist Russ Lawton and keyboardist Pay Paczkowski, that blossomed as both were co-members of Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio's solo band. Staples of the Burlington, Vermont music scene, both Lawton and Paczkowski kept busy with their various individual projects while playing live improv shows as a duo for months prior to formalizing their original pieces into compositions that make up this, their first recorded collaboration.In both conception and execution, Soule ...


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