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Join Small Houses this Saturday at the DAAC

Small Houses hosts a CD release Party in celebration of their 7" Vinyl at the Grand Rapids non-profit venue the DAAC on Saturday the 10th.
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The first time I listened to a Small Houses recording on my headphones I had to double check that I wasn't dreaming. Really, it has that rare introspective sound only found in certain indie folk outfits- you know, the soundtrack you heard from that indie film you don't remember the name of that may have changed your life. 

Luckily for us, Small Houses isn't an indie film, but a band lead by thoughtful and articulate singer-songwriter Jeremy Quentin. The music, as described by Quentin as an expression of the "...people, love, and homes..." in his life and can easily be related to your own experiences. Equal parts internal and surreal, Quentin's impressive feather-like finger picking style melding with his soft yet emotionally aggressive singing can give something to anyone who has taken the opportunity to enjoy his music. 

Two new songs from Small Houses have been pressed to 7" vinyl and are also a sample of what is to come with the next full release from Small Houses, expected in February. The tour, which ranges from Nebraska to New York, includes a stop in downtown Grand Rapids' at the DAAC. Support for the show will be from Mississippi/Missouri duo Water Liars and Grand Rapids' own Mat Churchill. Both of these groups have their own style and are forces to be reckoned with. I highly recommend checking them out even if you can't make what is sure to be an extraordinary evening of music. 

I remember seeing Small Houses first in front of a coffee shop in Traverse City a few years ago, where they were simply playing for the love of it and maybe a little exposure. Perseverance and raw songwriting ability has lead to a few albums and bigger tours, and if the music speaks for something, I would expect the tireless efforts of Quentin to pay off and we should see more of this incredible talent making larger strides in years to come. With collaborations from one of Michigan's premier homegrown music labels Earthworks Music and other familiar artists, Quentin knows great music and we can only hope to hear much more from Small Houses in the future. 

To put it plainly, go to this show! You wont regret it for a second. And if you are at all hesitant than please check out Small Houses' music for yourself here

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