Those Lavender Whales

Aaron Graves started making patch-work pop songs under the name Those Lavender Whales in his dorm room in 2003. These occasional songs were sent to friends and family and then compiled onto handmade CD-r’s every couple of seasons. In 2011, Graves moved from Nashville, TN back to his hometown of Columbia, SC with his wife, and baby daughter. 2012 saw the release of Those Lavender Whales’ first full length “Tomahawk of Praise” which was filled with off-kilter pop melodies and lush arrangements of folksy instruments.

Those Lavender Whales most recent output is a 5-song EP titled “Parts & Pieces/Goose & Geeses.” Recorded at home over the summer months of 2013 with the help of his now consistent live band (including Jessica Bornick, Chris Gardner, and Patrick Wall), the songs play out much like a conversation with a new friend: starting casually and easing into matters closer to the heart and the spirit.

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We are sooo excited to welcome Southern Femisphere into the Fork & Spoon family.  We will be celebrating this union by releasing their album "Houses" officially on July 2, 2013.  However, if you are wise, you will attend their album release show tomorrow in Charleston, SC at the Tattooed Moose and get an early copy with the super limited hand-screened case!

Show starts at 9pm, Mrs. Mars and Those Lavender Whales also play, don't miss out cause its gonna be RAD!

Posted on: Mon., Jun. 10 9:40AM