New Live Album "Garrin Benfield" Available Now!

Some creative projects are better left unplanned. Sometimes stepping out of the way and letting the music happen without any particular destination in mind produces the most honest results. It is in this spirit of improvisation that Garrin Benfield announces the release of a self-titled live album recorded at a few solo acoustic gigs in the Summer of 2018. 

 

 “The whole thing feels like kismet to me”, Garrin recalls. “I had been playing a lot of gigs without the addition of the live looping jams, and started to feel like I wanted to document how my unadorned acoustic shows were sounding. I just happened to mention to the engineer at one of the gigs that it would be cool to record the shows, because I loved the way he was mixing them. When he sent me the files, enough time had passed that I had the perspective to hear that these recordings had potential for a release, which we started preparing via email right away.”

 

Though eclectic in its source material, the album manages to be cohesive in Benfield’s nuanced delivery and in the warm production quality that is a document of how the shows actually sounded. 

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Shows

  • Jul 12
    Towne Crier Cafe,  Beacon NY
     
  • Jul 18
    House Concert,  Richmond VT
     
  • Jul 19
    Southern Vermont Dance Festival,  Brattleboro VT
     
  • Jul 20
    Southern Vermont Dance Festival,  Brattleboro VT
     
  • Jul 21
    Southern Vermont Dance Festival,  Brattleboro VT
     

The List

Music Player

House Concert Williamsville VT 12.18.10

Moanin' Low

Thirteen

Hungry Ghost

Lonely Journey

Wichita

Are You with Me

The Colors in You

Rock & Roll

Give Peace a Loop

Snakes in the Woodpile

The Loop

No Compass

Cortez the Killer

Hard Times>jam

Comments

From David Joseph | On January 06, 2011 @06:52 am
Cortez & I agree that this sounds like a truly killer set....

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