((Ola Podrida)) Band Profile and Upcoming New York City Concerts - Oh My Rockness

Brooklyn's Ola Podrida is the sublime project of singer/songwriter/guitarist David Wingo. If you saw the indie movie "George Washington" from a few years back, you'll be pleased to know that Wingo provided the score to that film (man, that movie ruled). Live, Ola Podrida is a five-piece, and one of those pieces just happens to be our longtime favorite musician, Andrew Kenny (of American Analog Set fame).

Ola Podrida creates richly textured folk-pop that just makes you feel. It either makes you feel like you don't have a care in the world, or it makes you feel like you're bearing the weight of the world on your shoulders. Hard to explain, but listen and you'll know what I mean. These are subtle songs gently plucked and carefully crooned in Wingo's laid-back tenor.

Check out their album on Plug Research (DNTEL, David Thomas Broughton). Think Owen meets My Morning Jacket meets the theme song to Midnight Cowboy.
Published September 27, 2007
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