Monday, September 18, 2023

Kelley Smith, Muskie Days, Nevis, MN- 7/22/23

Kelley Smith
Muskie Days
Nevis, MN
July 22nd, 2023

This is a "Midwest Sounds" recording (MWS246)

Lineage: Soundboard > Mastered in Adobe Audition > Track splitting using CD Wave Editor > Compressed to FLAC Level 8 using dBpoweramp > Tagged with MP3 Tag

-Feel free to re-master, share freely anywhere else, convert to MP3, just never ever sell it. Also, if you like this show, please support the artist by buying/streaming their music, buying a ticket to a show or buying merch.

-Thanks to Kelley Smith for allowing me to record.

More pictures here: Link

1. Intro
2. Marriage
3. Aphrodite in a Trucker Cap
4. Moon Child
5. Linda
6. Open Hands
7. Tea and Whiskey
8. Lydia
9. Dust
10. Come Down, O Maid

Kelley Smith- Vocals, Guitar
Evin Haukos- Mandolin

Smith is a guitar picker with an old-timey voice. Her first record, Moon Child, comes across as a mid-life coming-of-age story. As an insomniac, Smith wrote this first batch of songs by moonlight. They evoke a sense of belonging, juxtaposed with escapism, as she croons about long-term love, grief, and her draw to the night sky. Adventures in Americana says, ”Her authentic, rootsy sound, falling somewhere between country, folk, bluegrass and old-time music, is a pitch-perfect vehicle for the themes she explores in this five-song EP.”

Tapers notes: Set 7/10 from Muskie Days 2023. This is a SBD only recording, I had planned to do MATRIX recording, but my audio recorder had an error during Kelley's set, so none of it recorded. But, thankfully I was able to get SBD recordings for all of the Muskie Days sets from the sound guy, so it all worked out.

"Got a mind to ramble, got a mind to roam
I’m travelin’ light and I’m slow coming home"

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