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The best kept secret in music


"Louis: "My Own Good""

While many two-person groups reduce (or conflate, depending on your proclivities) rock down to its lead guitar, Louis is all rhythm section. That's entirely expected from namesake/singer/songwriter Louis Schefano, former drummer for Little Red Rocket and Remy Zero as well as the brains behind the one-off entity Regia (which produced the superb, but woefully overlooked The Art of Navigation). On this dreamy piece of indie pop, the overdubbed bass and keyboards show up just to lend a hand to his gently percussive acoustic strums (which form a de facto bassline) and Casey Cook's snaky, high-hat-heavy drumbeats. The result is equally claustrophobic and mesmeric, with Schefano's shuffling vocal melodies and repeated rhythms winding tightly into infinity. Once it hits its stride, the song never loses its sense of motion or its swaying momentum, although Louis's vortical lull has always been deceptive. The chorus ultimately proves a little less self-effacing and a little more obstinate that it sounds: "It might be for my own good/ If I don't do what I should," Schefano sings before switching the pronouns and turning his introversion inside out. [Stephen M. Deusner]

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- pitchforkmedia.com


Louis: Self Obsessed With You, 2000, self released (see website for details)
Louis: Freak Show Revenge, 2006, self released (see website for details)


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louis is a new band writing and performing memorable songs that have meaning for all who listen.
the melodies are familiar but the lyrics are somehow not and so they have a way of digging into your psyche. a simple line follows you around all day like an imaginary friend.
louis started playing music as a drummer in remy zero and from there learned guitar and the art of songwriting.