JUST PLAIN LUCKY
Just Plain Lucky Records
was founded in June of 2005 by Scott Logan of Greensboro, NC.
The focus of Just Plain Luck and its subsidiaries are to discover
and release regional music that fits in with their vision of
what good music is even if it is not trendy or currently in vogue.
The first three releases will be a 7" by Stratocruiser,
a band from Chapel Hill that specializes in garage-y pop and
neo-classic rock soundsl.
A one-off 7 inch by ZiP
Recording Artists Stratocuiser will mark the first release on
Just Plain Lucky even though it will technically be under the
Purple Cat Records subsidiary. Stratocruiser has become a critically-acclaimed
band that stradles garage, power pop, 70's arena rock and psychedelia
with equal aplomb. The single "Smell of Success" is
a track that truly encapsulates the bands' sound in 3:20. "Guitar-driven,
jangly verses that could have been part of the Byrds/Electric
Prunes/Spirit/Standells garage-rock revolution. Only it isn't
marred by muddy production or excess vocal distortion" -
Look for "Smell of Success"
July of 2005.
|Just Plain Lucky
has just signed Michael Slawter. Early last year Slawter
built a studio in his house and has since been recording new
tracks for a solo CD. Slawter is well known among those in the
national a regional pop-rock scene for founding and fronting
The Saving Graces and Neidermeyer
as well as being a member of Speck and The Lovely Crashes. A
few months ago Slawter went with Anthony Foltz down to Jamie
Hoover's (Spongetones) Hooverama and recorded 15 songs. The album
is tentively titled "Songs For Small Victories". JPL
is looking at a projected release date of late July or early
August so stay tuned.