Kevin-Morby-Harlem-RiverI discovered this record the old fashioned way – by hearing it on a friend’s turntable. It’s a little outside what I normally listen to but it’s direct and honest in a refreshing way and has a certain quality that elevates this small collection of songs into something special. The record is an homage to Morby’s time in New York and certainly counts Lou Reed (there’s even a song called “Wild Side”) and “Positively 4th Street” era Dylan as influences. I always love end of the year finds like this and haven’t seen it pop up on any of the magazine lists.

Tagged ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: