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Vulture Whale’s latest efforts drops… TODAY!

If you hadn’t heard yet, one of the best bands in Birmingham, Vulture Whale, has dropped their new CD today. They’ve been great friends to this site, going so far as to perform at our first ever Terminal Concert last summer, something that we will forever be thankful for. We hope that you’ll show them and local label Skybucket Records some love in the coming days by checking out the effort.

Tomorrow we’ll turn on the link to purchase this piece online, but we thought we’d take an opportunity to encourage you to take a trip to one of our local record stores so you could show them some love. So don’t forget that you can pick up the new effort, Vulture Whale, at local record stores like Renaissance Records and Charlemagne Record Exchange, both in Five Points South. If you need some more convincing, you can either download the track Sugar at their website, play the video for the song in our sidebar as the “video of the week” returns to Timetable or press the play button below and check out another track from the release, Tote it to Cleveland, AL.



BTW: Their CD release party is scheduled for Valentine’s Day (2.14.2009), starting at 9 p.m. Check it out!

In the belly of the Whale

picture courtesy of Vulture Whale/Skybucket Records

And here you thought the Beluga was the only whale currently on Birmingham’s (or at least Larry‘s) mind.

I’d seen Vulture Whale live before and I knew that they had a dedicated following of genuinely cool people. In fact, one of my good friends even provided vocals on one of their album tracks. That’s just it though: I knew OF them.

That all changed when I first met Jake Waitzman and Wes McDonald at the band’s rehearsal space in downtown Homewood. A former car wash with, I’d imagine, a very acoustically-sound practice area down downstairs and a studio equipped with a den upstairs. All of the members of Vulture Whale come with a story.

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