Where: The Lilypad
When: Nov. 6, Saturday / Start 10:30pm / Doors 10pm/ Seated Show
Rootless is musician Jeremy Hurewitz. Over 10 releases on multiple labels and several tours, Rootless has established a firm place in American folk and new-age music. combining acoustic guitar and electronics, rootless creates original ambient soundscapes. Rootless’ latest release on Austin-based label Aural Canyon, “places remember us,” was recorded in a cabin in Vermont as a stark and personal meditation on isolation during the course of the global pandemic. previous rootless release “docile cobras” was recorded in LA with legendary Mexican folk artist, Luis Perez Ixonezlti, and released by Maine’s Flower Room Records.
Joseph Allred is a Boston-based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, experimental composer, and visual artist who is originally from Jamestown, Tennessee. A large portion of their musical output falls into the American Primitive school of original guitar and banjo music, drawing especially from the folk traditions of the southeastern United States as well as from free improvising and avant-garde and minimalist composers such as Arvo Pärt, Charlemagne Palestine, Terry Riley, and Henry Flynt.
Further Reading via IHN
2020 in Review // Mix by Flower Room Records – includes “Shared Consciousness” by Rootless
Record Crates United x I Heart Noise Mixtape // Side A + Side B – includes “The Five Flavored Tea” by Joseph Allred
2020 in Review // Ten Favorite Albums of Matthew J. Rolin – includes “Michael” by Joseph Allred
Further Reading Elsewhere
rootless – The Owls Are Not What They Seem (via Raven Sings the Blues)
Breaking out of a silo is empowering: An interview with Rootless (via North Country Primitive)
Album Review: Michael by Joseph Allred (via Sound of Boston)
Joseph Allred: Traveler (via Spectrum Culture)