Independent Acoustic Roots

by David Elias (24/44.1 MQA)

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~~~~~ About "Independent Acoustic Roots" ~~~~~~

From the root cellar...Original tracks and mixes, acoustic recording sessions from 1994 and 1995. Some of these went onto the first "Lost in the Green" release as an early D.I.Y. independent acoustic when the Internet browser was being born and personal websites first started appearing as .com's. Mine was on netcom. com in San Jose.

These are pure solo acoustic takes, recorded as multitrack (1 or 2 guitar mics and vocal mic) and mixed by me to stereo. Calvin McElroy appears on mandolin on "Season of the Fall". John Caulfield appears on fiddle on "Time To Sleep Corrina".

Many of these songs were delivered to folk and national public radio shows in the US and overseas as a way to share the folk idiom from a young guy in California who was learning how to share his independent acoustic music online.

The Independent Acoustic Roots recordings, my earliest and perhaps most authentic recordings in public were certainly where I started with home studio and digital recording for release as CD and then download or streaming.

I was also playing my renewed version of coffeehouse acoustic in weekly performances at different places in the San Francisco Bay Area. This style had not yet returned in the mainstream but was in fact where I had started performing 20 full years prior.

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released June 27, 2016

All songs by David Elias except where noted.
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Recorded as 16/48 on Tascam DA-88 by David Elias
Mixed analog (Mackie 1202) to stereo to Sony TCD-10 DAT
Mastered by David Elias
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