Back in March, we introduced you to Christopher Moll's newest musical exploit. We saw Moll continuing to yearn for yesteryear with his musical inclinations; the Lovers Key, like the Postmarks before them, presents a throwback sound that hints the group's records are vinyl gems rescued from some studio's magic vault.
The Lovers Key differs greatly from the Postmarks, for one, gone are the dulcet vocals of Tim Yehezkely replaced by the powerful soulful timbre of Maco Monthervil. Secondly, the Lovers Key is a much more of an R&B project, with Moll reaching deep for that Motown bump bump.
The Postmarks achieved moderate national success, gracing the stages of major music festivals such as Lollapalooza and receiving critical acclaim from high profile magazines such as Rolling Stone and Spin. Although that act fizzled, Moll's new outfit is starting to gain traction. The duo is coming off its well-received major debut performance at last month's Clematis Street, Halloween, scantily glad ghoulish block party, MoonFest. And, the two-piece just finished waxing its debut full-length.
Moll tells us the group is shopping the record and he has made an Indiegogo.com account so that fans can help Lovers Key master and press its fine piece of work. In case readers haven't heard of Indiegogo, it's a similar idea to Kickstarter and those wishing to help out can go here.
Tonight, they have a performance at Will Call that coincides with Art Basel, the massive fair that's swallowed Miami whole. It has the potential to be a big breakout gig for the Lovers Key. It will be a distinctive set. Moll will incorporate a full-on horn section to augment its already soulful hue.
The Lover's Key will be joined tonight by acoustic folk pop duo Good Graeff from Sarasota. 9 p.m., at Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Tickets cost $10. Visit Facebook.