D2D Vinyl Record
Analogue Productions Originals 2013 Direct-to-Disc Sessions
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings
Cutting engineer — Kevin Gray
"...it was a delight to document my current New Orleans acoustic folk performance through the purest recording process known today. No retakes, no overdubs, no plugins and LOL — no gated microphones. Only my J-45 Gibson guitar, vocal, and the ethereal reverb from hallowed church walls is etched into the 200-gram vinyl disc." — Chris Thomas King, on his direct-to-disc recording for APO Records/Acoustic Sounds at Blue Heaven Studios. Read more.
Hip hop artist, movie star, bluesman — Chris Thomas King has scaled the musical range in his career. Hailed as "King of 21st Century Blues," the title works. With a Grammy on his shelf, he has been perfecting performing blues since he was a young boy. His dad, the too-little-known Tabby Thomas, played and ran his Blues Box in Baton Rouge, His son soaked it all up and kept mastering new things. Chris' big-screen credits include "O Brother, Where Art Thou" and "Ray"; here you'll find him cradling a big-bodied Gibson acoustic guitar and singing such tunes as "Soon This Mornin' Blues," and "John Law Burned Down The Liquor Sto.'" Plus a nod to "O Brother" with "Big Rock Candy Mountain" and "Down To The River To Pray / Man Of Constant Sorrow."
|1. John Law Burned Down The Liquor Sto’|
|2. Come On In My Kitchen|
|3. Down To The River To Pray/ Man Of Constant Sorrow|
|4. Soon This Mornin’ Blues|
|5. Big Rock Candy Mountain|
|6. Sketches Of Treme|