Feb 052015

Wharfer’s music typically gets described using words like “sparse,” “haunting,” and “bedroom” (in the sense of where it was recorded, not where it would make a good soundtrack to). And though he says his upcoming second album will be more fleshed-out, his new EP of Flatlanders cover very much fits that initial mold.

Wharfer aka. Kyle Wall draws exclusively from the debut album One Road More of the pioneering alt-country trio of Butch Hancock, Joe Ely, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore. Rough guitar and his off-kilter vocals bring a hushed intimacy to the proceedings, stripping down what were already reasonable rudimentary songs to their absolute barebones essentials. Listen below. (via Wondering Sound)

Check out more Wharfer at Bandcamp.

  One Response to “Wharfer Strips Six Flatlanders Songs Down to the Barest of Bones”

Comments (1)
  1. strips.
    it’s “strips.”
    not stripes.

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