Studio Life – Whitacre

Whitacre call their blend of musical influences ‘mountain rock’, which feels just right when you absorb their sound.  The Denver-based group are set to release their debut full-length album on 17th April and ‘Seasons’ promises to be an engaging listen.  They have consciously set out to create something different.  Paul Whitacre (lead vocals and rhythm guitar) says of the album: “It displays some quirky ideas, includes longer songs and more honest lyrics. We intentionally made sure that not every song on this album would fit the radio format. We stopped caring so much about that and focused on writing and recording what we bleed for.”  As the group gear up for the album’s release, Americana UK caught up with them to explore the story behind the final single before the launch. Continue reading “Studio Life – Whitacre”

Exclusive AUK Mini-Gig: Whitacre

Here at AUK, we’re trying to keep spirits high during these strange days by asking some great artists to record exclusive live mini-gigs just for you, dear reader!  Denver-based Whitacre make folk music with a little extra grit – they call their style ‘mountain rock’.  Continue reading “Exclusive AUK Mini-Gig: Whitacre”

Video: Whitacre “Here, Again”

This atmospheric new video from Whitacre is taken from forthcoming album, ‘Seasons’, which will be released on 17th April.  It features a strong bass, lovely finger-picking and fine vocals, building up nicely to its climax.  Whitacre describe themselves as ‘mountain rock’ Continue reading “Video: Whitacre “Here, Again””