After playing bass on Slint’s 1989 debut album Tweez, Ethan Buckler left the band to form the dance-funk project King Kong, whose early recordings heavily featured former Slint members. That includes King Kong’s 1991 debut album Old Man On The Bridge, which popped up in a surprising context Monday night: Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show.
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Here’s another one for the remote quarantine duet file. Will Oldham, mysterious and beloved Kentucky gentleman, goes way back with Dave Pajo, the guitar wizard best-known for his time in the world-creating post-hardcore band Slint. (Pajo has also put out a lot of solo records as Papa M and spent time as a touring member […]