Gull is the solo project of Nathaniel Rappole who also plays in Richmond-based bands Snack Truck and Ultra Dolphins. Using one hand to play guitar and the other to play drums while he sings into a telephone-receiver-rigged skull mask, Rappole’s tunes are melodic and richly layered, despite the sparse parts that make up the whole. [...]
A lot of people are down on Snack Truck’s name, but I kind of dig it. In any case, the two-drummer quartet could be called Turds and they’d still rock with their proggy instrumental thrash.