Recently, Moses Guest has largely been committed to working in the studio, but for their new release Moses Guest Live, they have gone back and collected a precious handful of their most emotional and searing live performances from their storied past.
The first four tracks – Jam, Glue, Dead Again, and Invictus – are acoustic and were recorded live at Houston’s Rhythm Room in 2003. These tunes show a lot of musical finesse and a tender side the band did not often showcase.
The next three tracks are searing electric tunes, full of jam and instrumental improv. Juke / Right Down was recorded at John’s Alley in Moscow, ID, in 2007. Jumbo Jabo / 100,000x was recorded at Rudz in Houston, TX, in 2001. And Jam / Broadway was recorded at Rudz in 2000.
All Night Brother was recorded Stormy Cooper Media Studio in Houston in 2019 – and it is as smooth as it gets.
But the heart of the Moses Guest sound remains the same whichever album you listen to: it’s southern, it’s classic, it rocks, and it jams.
Moses Guest Live will be released Tuesday, August 4th. In the meantime, you can listen to the first five minutes of “Jumbo Jabo/100,000x” right here: