Andrew Thomas Lee Manchester Orchestra
Atlanta's Manchester Orchestra play indie music with an epic feel. Over the course of a decade, this nimble five-piece led by the enigmatic Andy Hull have released four albums of quality alternative rock. The band's most recent effort, Cope, may well be the band's best effort yet.
Speaking from his home the day before starting the tour that includes a stop at the House of Blues on Wednesday, keyboardist Chris Freeman spoke with DC9 about producing Cope themselves and how Manchester Orchestra drew inspiration (and a band name) from the city in England.More »