weaver.jpgI’ve been looking forward to Ben Weaver’s upcoming album, Paper Sky, since last spring when I received an unsolicited, unmastered three song sampler in the mail culled from his (then) just recorded sessions with producer Brian Deck. As I wrote last May, Weaver’s tunes are a stark reminder of why I try and listen to every CD that comes across my desk.

I probably played the three unmastered tracks ten times each over the course of the week I received them, and have since featured them numerous times on my radio show. I (obviously) have a weak spot for artists who remind me of a young Steve Earle, and Weaver sounds like a cross between Earle and Richard Buckner with talent to boot.

Below are two of the unmastered tracks I posted last May along with the mastered “Wings As Knives” of the upcoming album. Look for Weaver touring the U.S. this spring/summer as well.

MP3: Ben Weaver :: Surrealism And Blues (unmastered)
MP3: Ben Weaver :: Geisha (unmastered)
MP3: Ben Weaver :: Wings As Knives

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4 Responses to “Ben Weaver :: Paper Sky (May 2007)”

  1. Thank you so much for finding such an amazing artists. Ben is great. I loved the songs that you posted, especially Wings as Knives.

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