In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week, fuzzed-out swirl-pop band, SW/MM/NG, clue us to the sitch in Fayetteville, AR. Their debut album, Feel Not Bad, will be out August 29 on Old Flame Records.
Fayetteville is probably the smallest town to be covered on Scene Report, and by a pretty large margin from what I’ve seen. It’s a college town that becomes densely populated (relatively speaking) while school is in session and then dramatically thins each summer, leaving the townies behind to decompress. Here in a few weeks something like 24,000 students will arrive and it will be a whole lot harder to buy some frozen yogurt. We like it here plenty, and it’s been good to us and our friends. It’s way cheap, way easy and is surrounded by beautiful scenery.
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