||Your Town CD (2008) |
Sugarcane Mutiny albums Seattle's SUGARCANE MUTINY takes two shots of single-malt rock and adds a dash of twang. The band's lyric-driven songwriting and power-pop beats blend the dark humor and storytelling of a Cracker or Wilco with the loud jangly pop of the Smithereens and Fastball. Whatever you call it, it's all-original Seattle rock -- loud, wet and quirky.
The band took 2nd place in Roy's Battle of the Bands last year and their song Your Town won "best bass in pop rock" at Garageband last fall. The band has been working the festival circuit with shows last year at Hempfest and Tacoma's First Night Celebration, and an appearance this summer at the International Pop Overthrow in Portland.
SUGARCANE MUTINY has played in Seattle at Jules Maes Saloon, the Sunset Tavern, the Skylark Club, Redline Music, the Comet Tavern, Chop Suey, the High Dive, the Nectar Lounge and the Blue Moon. The band has also played regionally at the Red Room (Portland) the Wild Buffalo (Bellingham), the Swiss Tavern (Tacoma), Big Daddy's (Woodinville) and Flights Pub (Everett).
Singer-songwriter Jess Grant has migrated northward ever since fleeing his hometown of Los Angeles, stopping to live and play in Santa Cruz, San Francisco and Olympia before finally settling in Seattle in '98. While a rocker at heart -- he fronts the world's only tribute to Joan Jett, Jett ...