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Isakov, Gregory Alan / Evening Machines
Album:Evening Machines Collection:General
Artist:Isakov, Gregory Alan Added:Dec 2018

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-12-04 Pull Date:2019-02-05 
Week Ending:Feb 3Jan 27Jan 20Jan 13Jan 6Dec 30Dec 23Dec 16

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 21, 2023:Hanging In The Boneyard
Dar, Dark, Dark
4.Jul 14, 2021:Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
2.Jul 30, 2022:Hanging In The Bone Yard
San Luis
5.Jul 08, 2021:Old Fart At Play (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
Bullet Holes
3.Oct 05, 2021:The Iron Skillet (rebroadcast from Dec 14, 2019)
San Luis
6.Jun 30, 2021:Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)

Album Review
Mr. Bones
Reviewed 2018-12-05 

Evening Machines – Gregory Alan Isakov (2018)

In his 4th release, Colorado based farmer & musician Gregory Isakov has produced an etherial masterpiece reminiscent of the vast expanse and beauty of his home state. The arrangements vary from hauntingly quiet in San Luis, to multi-layered full band sound of Caves, which in my mind is the Indie equivalent of the Beach Boy's classic Good Vibrations. Lyrics are clever if somewhat inscrutable.

FCC: None
RIYL: Bon Iver, Barr Brothers, Skin & Bones

*1) Berth - Emigrating to the USA from South Africa as a child (4:54)
*2) San Luis - Slow, spare & beautiful (4:33)
*3) Southern Start - Slowish with great instrumental break (2:20)
4) Powder - Mid-tempo with interesting orchestration (3:13)
*5) Bullet Holes - Features his amazing vocal range with fantastic
instrumentation (3:31)
6) Was I Just Another One - pretty song about longing & fulfillment (2:58)
*7) Caves - uptempo, rocks out a bit (4:58)
*8) Chemicals - sublime mid-tempo, love? Song (3:21)
*9) Dark, Dark, Dark - mid-tempo, powerful & surreal with great banjo &
fiddle (2:58)
10) Too Far Away - Reminiscence about on old friend done as a slow,
waltz (3:25)
11) Where You Gonna Go - slow & eerily beautiful (4:02)
*12) Wings in All Black - slowish with great interplay between voice,
guitar & synth (3:44)

Track Listing
1.Berth 7.Caves
2.San Luis 8.Chemicals
3.Southern Star 9.Dark, Dark, Dark
4.Powder 10.Too Far Away
5.Bullet Holes 11.Where You Gonna Go
6.Was I Just Another One 12.Wings In All Black