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Odetta Hartman released new LP (stream it), touring with Let’s Eat Grandma


Odetta Hartman released her second album, Old Rock-Hounds Never Die, today via Northern Spy and Memphis Industries. While rooted in Appalachian and other “old timey” music, she brings a modern approach, sampling sounds and using field recordings from transitions between songs. “Many of the beats on the album were recorded in the kitchen: the snare sound is actually a running faucet, or if you hear these glockenspiel bells that’s actually a set of kitchen bowls,” says Odetta. “Other percussive elements include scissors, a pepper grinder and keys on the radiator.” Her warm voice, inventive percussion and captivating songs are the real stars here and you can stream the whole album below.

Odetta will be on tour with Let’s Eat Grandma in September (that’s a well-matched double bill), and East Coast shows are also with Boniface. That tour hits Brookyln’s Baby’s All Right on 9/12 (sold out). She’s got a few UK/EU dates as well — all are listed below.

Odetta Hartman – 2018 Tour Dates
08/30/18 Vancouver, BC Fortune Sound Club ^
09/01/18 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge ^
09/04/18 Los Angeles, CA The Moroccan Lounge ^
09/06/18 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle ^
09/06/18 – 09/09/18 Pipestem, West Virginia Appalachian South Folklife
09/07/18 Toronto, ON The Drake Hotel CA ^ #
09/08/18 Montreal, QC Bar Le Ritz PDB CA ^ #
09/10/18 Boston, MA Great Scott US ^ #
09/12/18 Brooklyn, NY Baby’s All Right ^ #
09/13/18 Washington U Street Music Hall ^ #
09/22/18 Brussels Ancienne Belgique BE
09/24/18 London The Islington 1 Tolpuddle Street UK
09/27/18 Paris Le Pop-Up de Label FR
09/29/18 Dublin East Side Tavern

^ w/ Let’s Eat Grandma
# w/ Boniface

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