Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker have a sonic connection that some duos only dream of. After many inspired improvisational sets at various Chicago stages, watering holes, and institutions, Walker-MacKay have forged an iron weave of (mostly!) guitar tapestry, culminating in the forthcoming SpiderBeetleBee! SpiderBeetleBee continues ﬂuidly down the path of their initial psych-folkblues-raga tandem, brewing further explorations in mixed-and-matched idioms, turning composed melodies inside-out via improvisation, and ﬁnding in the blend a pasture between Appalachia and the Highlands.
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