So, I found out that minimalist folkies the Bowerbirds are no longer opening for Calexico on November 9 at the Duck Room. Boo. However, I was incredibly stoked to hear that winsome Canadians the Acorn are now on the bill. The band's latest record, Glory Hope Mountain, is simply magical, a collection of well-orchestrated chamber-folk tunes that's spiritual and mystical, but not hippie-fied or pretentious. Take a look at the band's beautiful video below.
"The Flood, Pt. 1":
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