Friday, 28 October 2016

Steve Gunn - Ancient Jules

Steve Gunn is a New York-based guitarist and songwriter. With a career spanning nearly fifteen years, Steve has produced volumes of critically acclaimed solo, duo, and ensemble recordings. His albums with GHQ and longtime collaborating drummer John Truscinski represent milestones of contemporary guitar-driven, forward music. Mining the catalogs of Basho, Bull, Chapman, and Sharrock, among other titans of stringed-things and record-session royalty, Steve has steadily processed these inspirations into a singular, virtuosic stream. Close listening reveals the influence of Delta and Piedmont country blues, ecstatic free jazz, and psych, as well as Gnawa and Carnatic music, on the continually unfolding compositions.

Gunn was formerly a guitarist in KURT VILEs backing band, THE VIOLATORS.Gunn has stated that his musical influences include Michael Chapman, La Monte Young, Indian music, John Fahey, Jack Rose, Robbie Basho, and Sandy Bull.

Today's tune "Ancient Jules" is taken from the latest release "Eyes On The Lines", released June 3rd 2016. The Video is Directed by Claes Nordwall Video credits: Director: Claes Nordwall, Producer: Douglas Cox, DOP: Nicolas Booth, AC: Stephen Dunn, Editor: Claes Nordwall, Colourist: Thomas Mangham at The Mill, Starring Michael Chapman and Steve Gunn

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Oct 28 Fri K4 Nuremberg, Germany
Oct 29 Sat Aalhaus Hamburg, Germany
Oct 30 Sun Mejeriet Lund, Sweden
Oct 31 Mon Atlas Aarhus, Denmark
01-nov Tue Pustervik Göteborg, Sweden
02-nov Wed Mono Oslo, Norway
03-nov Thu Kagelbanan Stockholm, Sweden
04-nov Fri Musikcafeen/Huset Copenhagen, Denmark
05-nov Sat Auster Club Berlin, Germany
06-nov Sun King George Cologne, Germany
07-nov Mon Autumn Falls @ De Zwerver Leffinge, Belgium
08-nov Tue Rotwon Rotterdam, Netherlands
09-nov Wed Het Bos Antwerp, Belgium
10-nov Thu Le Guess Who Utrecht, Netherlands
11-nov Fri Le Trabendo KEVIN MORBY Paris, France
12-nov Sat The Hope & Ruin Brighton, United Kingdom
13-nov Sun De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill On Sea, United Kingdom
14-nov Mon 100 Club London, United Kingdom
15-nov Tue The Music Room Liverpool, United Kingdom
16-nov Wed Whelan's Dublin, Ireland
17-nov Thu McHugh's Basement Belfast, United Kingdom
18-nov Fri Broadcast Glasgow, United Kingdom
19-nov Sat High & Lonesome @ Brudenell Social Club Leeds, United Kingdom
20-nov Sun Gullivers Manchester, United Kingdom

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