This new singer/songwriter from Ontario, Canada has a wonderfully fresh sound, but her influences draw from old-school legends like Patsy Cline, Bessie Smith, and Etta James. Maybe a little Janis Joplin, too?
When you think of the phrase "follow your muse", you might look to Daniel Romano as a prime example of a musician who does just that. His albums have sounded significantly different from each other, as if his interests are morphing, or he's trying to find out what sound fits best for him. Like Dylan, it may or may not be either, or both... All we know is, we've liked his last two albums, and we like the variety of sounds on his new one "Modern Pressure." Romano plays the Evening Muse in Charlotte on Tuesday, and the Mothlight in West Asheville on Wednesday.