Tablet Newspaper, May 15, 2003

UP & COMING
By Bryan Carroll


Cass McComb's Not the Way EP was one of last year's most welcome surprises; the New York-via-San Francisco singer/songwriter's debut is full of hazy, shuffling tunes that float out of speakers and inhabit a room like comfy old furniture. Having toured with instro-rockin' label-mates Oxes as his backing band in the past, McCombs is definitely as capable of kicking his heels up live as he is quietly winding through a gentle acoustic set. Though it's unclear whether or not he's bringing a band with him to CoCA, this gig should nevertheless be the perfect way to start drifting into a lazy summer.


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