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Eye Candy: Big Easy Express

by Crystal Meers

 

All aboard Big Easy Express, director Emmett Malloy's award-winning documentary that follows the bands Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show during the Railroad Revival Tour in April 2011.

Here, Malloy shares snapshots taken during the eight-day voyage, which took them from Oakland to New Orleans aboard a custom train made of a cobbled-together collection of vintage train cars. He captures the journey, the sold-out shows, and the great American Southwest along the way.

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Now see the whole thing. Get Big Easy Express iTunes.

Crystal, a writer and editor based in LA, is often surprised by her sedentary career choice considering it's impossible for her to sit still. You can follow her at @crystalmeers on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. She travels for the action.

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