Cut Worms signs to Jagjaguwar, preps new EP, touring w/ Lemon Twigs and Nick Lowe
By Bill Pearis, September 14, 2017
Max Clarke makes music that’s a bit out of time, somewhere between The Everly Brothers and Harry Nilsson. Having moved Cut Worms from Chicago to Brooklyn, Clarke quickly made a name for himself thanks to some great songs and a quirky solo live show that included canned laughter and applause, and he quickly became an opener of choice this year (Wolf Parade, Luna, Steve Gunn). Cut Worms is now a full band and they’ve made their debut album with Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado (Whitney, The Lemon Twigs) who seems like the right man for the job. [BV’s 15 Best New(ish) Rock Bands of 2016]
Cut Worms, aka talented NYC-based singer-songwriter Max Clarke, has signed with Jagjaguwar who will release his debut album (produced by Jonathan Rado) in 2018. His first release for the label, though, will be Alien Sunset, a six-song EP which collects Cut Worms’ 2016 single and a few of his “Soft Boiled” demos.
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