Thursday, October 04, 2007

Peter and The Wolf - The Ivori Palms


The Ivori Palms is available now.

[MP3] Peter And The Wolf - Where Summer Goes

I thought it impossible for Red Hunter - the man behind experimental folk project Peter and The Wolf, to top the haunting beauty of his 2006 album Lightness. There is something divinely cleansing about his simple songs of life and love. Then again, I've learned to expect nothing but the impossible from the inventive and charismatic performer. Peter and the Wolf recently self-released The Ivori Palms - an album Hunter recorded in the solitude of a Canadian warehouse he live/worked in this summer. The name for the album came to Hunter in a dream that featured his hero - Dan Eldon. You can read about the encounter right here.

The Ivori Palms hints at what could be a turning point for the performer. Not only does it include his trademark folk songs (See "Where Summer Goes" above) but also a large number of lush and lively arrangements featuring bass guitar and drums. The album also features several guest appearances from friends of the project - including Bill Baird of Sound Team/Big Orange Studios (who also recorded 3 tracks on the album) and the amazing Dana Falconberry.

The Ivori Palms is yet another great piece in the complex puzzle Red Hunter has built for himself. I encourage you to seek out more of his intriguing work.

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JAXart is pleased to present Peter and The Wolf Friday October 26th, 2007 at pehrspace in Echo Park. Also performing: Foot Foot, and Birds and Batteries. Admission is only $5 and as always its BYOB. This will be our third show with Red and the gang in 2007and we are so very excited to hear the new songs live!

You can purchase The Ivori Palms at shows and on Peter and The Wolf's myspace page.

THE IVORI PALMS TRACKLIST:
(note, some early preorders may have songs in a different order)

1. Where Summer Goes
2. Scarlet and Grey
3. Check Out The River
4. Ghost Sandals (live)
5. Waiting For A Train
6. Southern Moon
7. The Bike of Jonas
8. The Ivori Palms
9. A Hundred Days
10. The Lighthouse
11. Better Days
12. The Beggar's Waltz
13. The Traveler and the County Boys
14. Sparks (live)

More MP3s:

[MP3] Birds & Batteries - I'll Never Sleep Again
[MP3] Foot Foot - M'Nausea Twa

Comments on "Peter and The Wolf - The Ivori Palms"

 

Blogger elana said ... (October 06, 2007 12:11 PM) : 

How exciting! Red's such a nice guy and the new stuff sounds super.

 

Anonymous Jessica said ... (October 06, 2007 5:06 PM) : 

Ghost Bees!

 

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