Durand Jones & The Indications are playing The Woodward Theater on Wed. April 24th in support of their new album, American Love Call! Their live show is one not to miss.
Known for their incendiary live performances, NPR Music named them one of their “Wow Moments From SXSW 2019,” saying “…what a great show they do. It is classic R&B and soul; it was like listening to Curtis Mayfield at times.”
Durand Jones & The Indications aren’t looking backwards. Helmed by foil vocalists in Durand Jones and drummer Aaron Frazer, the Indications conjure the dynamism of Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, and the Impressions. This young band of twenty-somethings are students of soul, including guitarist Blake Rhein, who moonlights doing research for The Numero Group. Even with that background, and an aesthetic steeped in the golden, strings-infused dreaminess of early ‘70s soul, the Indications are planted firmly in the present, with the urgency of this moment in time. On American Love Call, Durand Jones & the Indications’ soulful sophomore LP, the band reckons with how to balance love and fury of modern-day America. A fierce, fully-formed thesis, American Love Callis as grand and cinematic as it is focused on fleeting details.