LOCAL VIDEO DEBUT: “Woodlands” by Alex Krug Combo

As the group readies for the release of its new EP, Sleeping on the Woodlands (set to launch on Thursday, Sept. 19), local outfit Alex Krug Combo shares the video for the single “Woodlands.”

“You are the moon, the tide / you are the cycles, the eye of time / you are the soft light,” Krug sings. She’s backed by Bill Berg on drums, Jackson Dulaney on lap steel, Rachel Gramig on vocal harmony, Zack Page on upright bass and Kyle Samples on electric guitar.

Delicate camera work captures insects on plants, the microscopic view lending a glimpse into a secret world. Time seems to slow as the bugs carry out their work against a soothing backdrop of botanical pinks and greens. The credits, atypical of music videos, include “Raeleen Wilson PA-C, M.S. — entomology; Chris Tullar M.S. — scientific illustration; and Margot Wallston — plant ecology.”

The Alex Krug Combo will play an album release party at Ambrose West on Sunday, Sept. 15. Track the video release here.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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