“Corpsing” is actor-speak for having an unscripted fit of laughter onstage : so-called because the worst time to suffer a fit of the giggles is when an actor is playing a corpse. The sort of corpse more readily associated with a venue called The Slaughtered Lamb however might be found in the film ‘An American … Continue reading “Erin Rae, The Slaughtered Lamb, London, 30th August 2018”
Erin Rae will tour the UK & Europe this summer in support of her critically acclaimed recent album ‘Putting on Airs’ which came out on Single Lock records in June, and combines indie rock, folk and psychedelia. The album was recorded at the Refuge, a former Franciscan monastery in Appleton, Wisconsin, and produced by engineer … Continue reading “Erin Rae putting on shows in the UK”
“Putting On Airs” is both a visually and musically arresting album. The painting which serves as the cover of the record is worthy of investigation in its own right. A seemingly forlorn looking waitress in a barroom stands in front of a jukebox while she has her back to a cowboy sitting on a bar … Continue reading “Erin Rae “Putting On Airs” (Single Lock, 2018)”
‘Can’t Cut Loose’ is Erin Rae’s new single from her forthcoming album ‘Putting on Airs’ on Single Lock Records. That’s John Paul White’s label – and he signed her on first hearing because, as he says, “I was instantly transfixed”. With a soothing sound, and an ethereal vocal, it’s a song about getting things straight … Continue reading “Erin Rae “Can’t Cut Loose” – Listen”
Raised in Jackson Tennessee Erin Rae has recently been Nashville’s popular choice for backing vocals and harmony work working with the likes of Margo Price and Andrew Combs. Her debut album Soon Enough saw her take the decision to step out from behind other artists and take centre stage and tonight she was at the … Continue reading “Erin Rae And The Meanwhiles, Green Note, London, 20th July 2017”
We only featured indie-folk rock country singer-songwriter Erin Rae a couple of weeks back when we premiered her new track Like The First Time, a two minute 60s psych meets indie country smash which has been compared to the Lemon Twigs, Michael Nau & Aimee Mann. She’s now releasing her debut single which Line of … Continue reading “Erin Rae “Wild Blue Wind” – Listen”
Known as East Nashville’s go-to harmony girl – if you’re listening to a record by Margo Price, Anderson East, Andrew Combs or chatting to Richard Thompson or Aaron Lee Tasjan – they will sing the praises of Erin Rae. She is on tour in the UK this month and today releases her new single Like … Continue reading “Erin Rae “Like The First Time” – Listen”
From her excellent album Soon Enough.
Fresh from their collaboration on Joanna Serrat’s excellent latest album, ‘Dripping Springs,’ the Spanish and American duo join up again for some forthcoming UK dates.
This is Big Music. It’s all about the production, which seems to have everything, with bells on – figuratively on ‘Northwest Stars (Out of Tacoma)’. Kitchen sink isn’t actually listed as an instrument, but if it had been used it would have fitted as well as anything else on this glorious album. Orchestra, choir, endless … Continue reading “Israel Nash “Lifted” (Loose, 2018)”