The Extra Lens

Comprised of John Darnielle (the Mountain Goats) and Franklin Bruno (Nothing Painted Blue, the Human Hearts) and formed in the Inland Empire during the region’s brief next-Seattle shortlist period, the Extra Lens began as a potential home for any song John wrote that had a) more than three chords or b) a bridge.

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The Extra Lens talk to Under the Radar spoke with John Darnielle & Franklin Bruno aka The Extra Lens via conference call a while back, and you can read the interview now. NPR Music also declared "Only Existing Footage" their "Song of the Day" last week. Undercard is available on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.   More >
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