|Fat Possum Records
Release Date: 19 January 2015
Format: LP Vinyl
|Francisco The Man Loose Ends Limited Vinyl LP
· “The right balance of ear-catching fervor with a looming
electronic armor to separate itself from the throwaway pop
milieu” - I Guess I’m Floating
· It took roughly seven years, a teenage instrumental rock
band, a debut EP, additions and subtractions and a near
death experience to arrive at Francisco The Man. Following
a two-year hiatus beginning in 2008, the band relocated
from Riverside to Los Angeles CA, bringing along a new
addition, guitarist Brock Woolsey. With the help of Small
Plates Records they released two 7”s, ‘In The Corners’ and
· Their debut album, ‘Loose Ends’, offers its audience a
more encompassing look at Francisco The Man. With each
song, more and more honesty permeates through the
lyrics. “I think the LP shows a broader, more realized,
version of Francisco The Man,” Scotty Cantino explains.
“You can’t do that with a single.”
· From the beginning of the first track, questions and
anxieties are the substance. With each subsequent verse
and track, they seem to find the answers in themselves.
“Even though I write the songs, we really hash them out…
Arrangements and parts are formed on the fly. It’s
constant improvisation,” Scotty says.
· Each song comes in with a certain message but with a
sound that blends garage rock, new wave and shoegaze,
the message becomes enveloped in something completely
· ‘Loose Ends’ features Avi Zahner-Isenberg of Avi Buffalo
(Sub Pop) on guitar.
· The band plan to tour with The Districts in April.
1. You & I
2. In the Corners
3. Big Ideas
5. In My Dreams
6. It's Not Your Fault
8. I Am Not
9. I Used to Feel Fine
10. It's True, It's You