No Show Ponies
Reviewed by Margaret Moser, Fri., May 22, 2009
No Show PoniesThe End of Feel Good Music
Brothers Jeff and Ben Brown relocated to Austin from Pennsylvania in 2006, plying their East Coast Americana. On disc, they drafted Keith Langford, Kevin Russell, and Jimmy Smith, thus ensuring a Gourdian sound ("A Run In With a Faded Star") with their cheeky lyrics. "If I ever get through the gates of heaven, I'm gonna punch the first thing in view," boasts "Sleeping Like a Baby."