kelsea

Big things come in Little packages.

Kelsea Little is enjoying the success of her debut album, Personal Myth, which has only been released for a few months but expands her fan base since she was first discovered. Although her previous musical efforts have been rooted in folk, her CD delves further into new territory with a sound that is definitely more edgier than previously her from her. Little’s voice is anything but.

 

 

She opens the CD with the song ‘Blue Feather’ and it is clear from the first track that this young girl has a voice older than the rest of her. Her personal lyrics belie someone as young as she is. ‘Walnuts in Peru’ will remind some fans of a young Bonnie Raitt.

Since going solo, Little has moved on to big things. Her first band, The Wrong Trousers, featured Little as the vocalist and lyricist, Mackenzie Leighton on bass and Joseph Lorge on mandolin. Hailing from California, they formed the group while still in high school and quickly built up a grass roots following with their slightly off-kilter acoustic sound. The trio released one album, the acclaimed One and Counting in 2007, which was produced by Peter Sprague. After two years together and a cult following, they disbanded in 2009 and Little signed with Aural Gravy Records and immediately began writing and recording for her debut solo album.

 

 

Noted for her instrumentation, Kelsea Little plays five instruments on her album as well as providing most of the vocals. Mack Leighton, her former band mate appears on four tracks as the string bassist, with James Albers (electric bassist), Tasha Locke (saxophonist), Sean Burdeaux (guitar), Wyatt Stone (mandolin, pedal steel), and drummer Jose Guererro add their musical skills to the overall production. Personal Myth succeeds in establishing Kelsea Little as a formidable, and still maturing young artist whose lyrics and voice will capture a larger following with each successive album. She has already made her mark as a performer on stage, appearing notably at the Telluride Festival. There are big things in store for Ms. Little.

 

 

Websites:
Official: www.kelsealittle.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kelsearaelittle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/KelseaLittle
Bandcamp: kelsealittle.bandcamp.com

Videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxcXqVezZRw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5jMuXPPraI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpK262z0q14

 

 

Triston
Triston is an American jetset performance artist, writer, event organizer, and activist based in Europe. As a freelance journalist, he has covered both the underground and mainstream aspects of the arts, culture, music, entertainment, travel, fashion and Fashion Week in several cities, including New York, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Sydney, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Tokyo to name a few. He has been published in The Huffington Post, Trespass (London), Adaras Magazine (Miami) as well as featured in publications such as the New York Times, Vogue Italia, Turkish Huriyet and other on-line and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally. He recently released his memoir on life in Europe, 'Heaux Confessionals'. As a solo performer and with his band $kandal Du$t, he has toured in some of the world's most renowned clubs, simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance, blurring the lines of all that is traditional and leaving his indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression. There is no divide.

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