Release Date: Jan 18, 2005
Record label: Secretly Canadian
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Live
Trials & Errors was recorded at a live show one night in Brussels in 2003, shortly after Jason Molina had put Songs: Ohia to rest. Drawing upon the talents of Pete Schreiner (drums), Mike Kapinus (bass and trumpet), and Jason Groth (guitar), Molina (providing second guitar and vocals) pieced together Magnolia Electric Co to further explore his country-rock side. With this rhythm section, Magnolia Electric Co is the perfect extension for Molina to grow and expand his country-rock -- the basslines flow melodically against the plucking and strumming of the guitars, while the drums lay down a backbone.