March 20, 2007
You may know Arthur Dodge as the front man of the stalwart roots-rock unit The Horsefeathers. Or as horny Yuletide lounge maven, Slick Rhodes. Be it the occasional Tom Petty or Neil Young tribute, the ubiquitous benefit show, or an eight-hour, hundred song performance marathon, Dodge is a beloved fixture on the Lawrence music scene. For new latest release, "A Perfect Face"-ostensibly billed as a solo record, in stores Mar. 20-Dodge gives The Horsefeathers some time off and corrals an all-star line-up of local guest musicians to portray his latest musings on love, desire and the facts of life.
Street Level meets up with Dodge and keyboardist David Swenson on the patio of the Replay Lounge to talk about being and nothingness in Nashville, being an old fish in a small pond, and being only as pretty as you feel.