Where do you start when introducing someone like Paul Kelly? Do you start by talking about his eight ARIA Awards – the Australian equivalent of a Grammy Award? Do you talk about the 20 or so albums he has released, the diversity of those recordings or the successes they have achieved? Do talk about songs like “Before Too Long,” “Darling It Hurts,” or “To her Door” that have become icons in his homeland? Do you talk about his co-write, “Treaty,” with…Continue
Posted on April 16, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments
It has long been said that home is where the heart is, which is something Santa Barbara’s resident troubadour Glen Phillips knows only too well. Intermissions within a touring schedule that sees him constantly crisscrossing the country are cherished opportunities to ‘cocoon’ at home with family and friends. But recently, his musical focus has also been directed locally.
Not only was his latest album Coyote Sessions recorded here in town at Sean McCue’s Coyote Road…Continue
Posted on November 30, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment
With the release of her second album, Trailer Park, in 1996, English singer-songwriter Beth Orton bounded into the international spotlight. Her sultry fusion of folk and electronica was a breath of fresh air and the album’s second single, “She Cried Your Name,” was nothing short of a revelation. With music having filled her childhood it was through putting a poem to music for a theater production in which she was that a musical career initially took root. Celebrated…Continue
Posted on October 3, 2012 at 2:30pm