Recording lo-fi four-track songs in Wisconsin worked for Bon Iver's Justin Vernon -- and for Alex Schaaf of Yellow Ostrich. After relocating to New York City and recruiting a band -- multi-instrumentalist Jon Natchez and drummer Michael Tapper -- Schaaf moved on from the moody solo music of those Dairyland recordings toward a robust, powerful sound on Yellow Ostrich's new album, STRANGE LAND. Here, they perform one of its songs, "Marathon Runner," in a Brooklyn set-design shop.
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