Meet The Band

May 24, 2007|By SAM SESSA

Hometown -- Baltimore

Current members --Jennings Carney, bass and keyboards; Van Carney, guitar and vocals; Lain Carney, drums

Founded in --2004

Style --rock 'n' roll

Influenced by --Can, Pink Floyd, Amon Dull

Notable --The group recently went into the studio and recorded an album, Sun on Sun, in only six days. Each of the songs was finished in the first or second take, almost entirely live in the studio, Jennings Carney said. It will probably be released in the fall, he said.

Quotable --"It's more expansive," Carney said of the new album. "It's raw. It's definitely raw. I think it's really great."

Hear Pontiak today at Current Gallery, 30 S. Calvert St. The music starts at 9 p.m. Monarch and Tropics will also perform. For more information, go to currentspace.com. The band: myspace.com/pontiak.

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