Paterson’s own sound has evolved honestly, inspired by everything from Neil Young to The Clash, Iggy and the Stooges and Bruce Springsteen.Producer Eric McConnell (Todd Snider, Loretta Lynn, Will Kimbrough) centered his production around Paterson’s raw voice and songs using some of Nashville ‘s most respected indie scene musicians, including steel guitarist Paul Niehaus (Lambchop, Calexico), drummer John McTigue (Raul Malo, Brazilbilly) and Tim Carroll (Elizabeth Cook, Todd Snider).
Levy’s palette is largely acoustic on this record. He wanted to rely as much as possible on the strength of his voice and guitar playing to tell the story. His fingerpicking recalls his love of Bert Jansch, Richard Thompson, Merle Travis, Big Bill Broonzy, and Nick Drake. But Levy is no museum piece, punctuating the folk music of the past with electronic and experimental textures, as well his signature melodic and chordal twists and turns.
There’s an inevitable sense of history repeating itself with Martha Wainwright and her sister Lucy Wainwright Roche recording Songs In The Dark. As well as continuing the Wainwright family’s remarkable tradition for musical collaboration, there’s a very obvious nod to the series of albums that Martha Wainwright’s mother, Kate McGarrigle, recorded with her sister Anna […]
Nightbird is Eva Cassidy’s ultimate tour-de-force – 31 songs recorded in one night at the Blues Alley jazz club in Georgetown, DC. Encompassing the full spectrum of Eva’s gospel, blues, jazz and folk roots, Nightbird showcases the breadth and depth of one of the world’s finest singers. The recordings have been remixed and remastered from […]
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To define Maria’s music is a bewildering task. Maria Toresen`s music is characterized by beautiful harmonies, melodic antics combined with touching ‘on the spot’ lyrics. She sways between the genres of pop, folk and Americana. Her songs make room for both musical satires and darker melancholy, and it is impossible to stand unaffected by her […]