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

  • Feb 8
    Towne Crier Cafe,  Beacon NY
     
  • Mar 22
    American Folk Art Museum,  New York NY
     
  • Apr 27
    Cyber Cafe West,  Binghamton NY
     
  • May 4
    Rockwood Music Hall,  New York NY
     
  • May 10
    Berryessa Brewing Company,  Winters CA
     

The List

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Stomp Danville CA 10.7.10

Set One:

 

Light the Way

Hard Times

Are You With Me

Wichita

Masterpiece

Let it Grow

Another Hour to Kill

Tomorrow Night

If You've Lost Your Way

I've Just Seen a Face

Be Love

Tonight  I'll be Staying here with You

We Don't Dance

Jealous Guy

Walking

 

Set Two:

 

It Stoned Me

Lonely Journey

Children Go

Thirteen

Unbound

Tonight I Know

Where Joy Kills Sorrow

I'm Only Sleeping

Colors in You

Walking Time Blues

Cortez the Killer

 

Comments

From David Joseph | On October 12, 2010 @06:11 pm
You have such a rich, deep and gorgeous catalog, Scraps and I would have been thrilled with another 3 hours of music!

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