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On Deeper Woods (THRILL JOCKEY), the verdant forest that surrounds Sarah Louises North Carolina home can be felt with each note. Louises poetic depictions of nature both lyrical and musical are animated and reverent. Lauded for her work as an accomplished 12-string solo guitarist, Deeper Woods is the first album to prominently feature her voice. Louise enriches her warm singular vocal sound with a lush variety of instruments as well as layers of harmonies that together create a tapestry of texture. Steeped in Appalachian folk traditions, Louises influences are much broader with shades of psychedelia and experimentalism, pushing her beyond genre constraints. Incorporating both traditional and modern methods of composition, Deeper Woods is a reflection on the struggle between peaceful isolation and the need for community. Sarah Louises Deeper Woods is as vivid in its beauty as it is transcendent.Louise, an avid naturalist and forager, draws from the guidance that the natural world provides. Whereas portrayals of women in nature are often demeaning and powerless, a folk waif, Louise uses songs such as Pipevine Swallowtails to reframe them more powerfully. By reframing traditional music styles and lyricism with a feminist stance, Deeper Woods blends the spiritual with the cerebral. Sarah Louise is actively blending natural themes with explorations of complex emotions. The Appalachian valley is the setting for her stories of independence, solitude, and awe. Bowmans Root and Fire Pink And Milkweed take their names from plants that grow on the edges of meadows, reflecting the albums central theme of liminality. These liminal spaces and complicated emotions are made ever clearer by Louises nuanced performances and arrangements, with subtle melodic flares and delicate, sometimes dramatic, shifts in atmosphere.The compositions of Deeper Woods are Louises most ambitious to date. Initially taking shape as a capella pieces, she began superimposing her vocal melodies over solo gu
  • Start:May 17, 2018 Time: 9:00 PM
  • End:May 17, 2018 Time: 11:59 PM
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  • Where:The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Road, Asheville, North Carolina, United States, 28806
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