Michael Nau returns this year with an expanded full-band lineup now known as The Mighty Thread, comprised of musicians from all over America who have been a part of his touring and recording life over the past few years. “We've all played together in various arrangements over the past few years”, says Nau. "We made a record with this core group last year and did a west coast trip at the end of '17. It was fun and so we want to try and keep it going wherever we can. As such, we’re going to do a string of shows coming up wherein any show listed as "...& the mighty thread" will be full band shows comprised of Will Brown on keys, Benny Yurco on guitar, Graeme Gibson on drums, Robinson Morse & Evan ApRoberts on bass and hopefully get to release some music featuring these bandmates in the near future."
Of Harpooner, the The New York Times had this to say: "Forget earworm; This power pop group of lookers will throw their Harpoon into your primary auditory cortex where it will embed itself so that you are a follower for life. Punchy songs that are inspired by yet not derivative of Harry Nillson, drugged up on touches of psych with a Midwestern twist. The tunes progress conventionally but unpredictably due to frontman Scott Schmadeke's piano-rooted mind and affinity for the major seventh note. You will hear their unmistakably love for the Beatles and their offspring; Emmitt Rhodes and Badfinger. Harpooner's 2014 Speed 7" sounds like someone set the Brill Building on fire.”
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