Feb 10, 2011
Two Grains of Sand draws on Faccini’s nomadic lifestyle and wide array of influences. Trace Magazine explains “Drawing from the great African bluesman Ali Faraka Toure, the American beat cowboy Bob Dylan and the dulcet Brazilian maestro Caetano Veloso, Faccini embodies all of his said heroes without pandering to mimicry or conceit.”
DJ Rupture began Nettle when he lived in Barcelona. The current NYC lineup: is Lindsay Cuff (violin, voice), Rupture (electronics, mudd), Brent Arnold (cello), and Bill Bowen (percussion). This fall Nettle will release their second album, called El Resplandor: The Shining In Dubai. In it, they imagined a remake of The Shining — instead of Colorado, it ‘s set in Dubai, in an abandoned luxury hotel.