With a headlining show as part of Ghostly International's 20th anniversary, Tobacco reflects on his own start, why he went with Ghostly, and why his old band Black Moth Super Rainbow is closing up shop.
Black Moth Super Rainbow’s Tobacco weathered a difficult couple of years after hating 2009’s Eating Us and tossing an entire new album out in 2012 because it sounded like the same old thing. He talks to us about coming out of the doldrums, finding a meaner more guitar-centered sound and why you don’t need drugs to trip out to BSMR.
Clearly, the music was the big draw, with five venues offering choices from DJ sets to chamber pop-acoustic performances. Even an impending hurricane coming up the coast could not dampen the spirits of the Halloween revelers.