On their eighth LP Wave, Patrick Watson (the man) is figuring out how to stay afloat as personal tragedy and loss threaten to dIf bands like Little Feat, The Allman Brothers, and NRBQ tend to take you into outer space, then transatlantic “supergroup” One Eleven Heavy — featuring James Jackson Toth on guitar/vocals, Nick Mitchell-Maiato on guitar/vocals, Dan Brown on bass, and Hans Chew on keys — has got an album for you. Desire Path takes the band’s shared love of psychedelic-tinged “classic” rock and blasts it into the 21st Century, pairing mind-bending guitar excursions and serious lyrical chops with an undeniable groove that bridge our heady rock ‘n’ roll past with what may turn out to be a seriously groovy future.
Special guest Jonathan Hart (Brokedown Pod) joins us to discuss one of 2019’s most satisfyingly sweaty releases.
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