Terry Gross “Specificity (Or What Have You)”

"Specificity (Or What Have You)" by Terry Gross is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The song is off the trio's EP Soft Opening
"Specificity (Or What Have You)" by Terry Gross

Terry Gross, the trio of guitarist Phil Manley (Trans Am), bassist Donny Newenhouse, and drummer Phil Becker have announced their debut album Soft Opening, out Jan. 29th, 2021. As co-owners of Bay Area’s El Studio, the three musicians began improvising together as a way to test the boundaries and gear of the studio. Their loose, organic chemistry burgeoned into a deep camaraderie and a sound both expansive and exacting. Soft Opening captures the exuberance of a live performance and elevates those recordings through a deft use of the studio as their collective instrument, channeling their cosmic powers and considerable chops.

The trio have given us a taste of their new project, with their first single entitled “Specificity (Or What Have You).” Now available via Thrill Jockey Records (Sumac, Sam Prekop).


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