The Sharp Things' Newest Cut Is an Adventure

December 17, 2014 7:16 PM

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THE SHARP THINGS is a longstanding, multi-member NYC-based collective led by singer/songwriter/pianist Perry Serpa. Over their 15-plus years in existence, THE SHARP THINGS have taken in over 40 musicians, shared stages all over the place with the likes of Metric, Broken Social Scene, Tindersticks, Evan Dando, Joan As Policewoman, the late Vic Chesnutt, and many more. With the December 2nd release of their EP Adventurer's Inn, I spoke with Perry about the collective and his career as a music publicist.

If I remember correctly, the band name actually comes from 1/2 a song I wrote about 20 years ago called "Sick Again." Something about, "My mother hid all the sharp things and I'm outta my head again." Y'know, angsty '90s shit like that. It just kinda stuck with me, though. When Steve Gonzalez and I ...

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