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Eminent guitarist Marisa Anderson announces new album Still, Here; out Sept. 23rd, new single “Waking” out now

Eminent guitarist Marisa Anderson has announced her new album Still, Here, out on September 23rd, 2022. Still, Here follows Anderson’s recent acclaimed collaborations The Quickening with drummer Jim White (The Dirty Three) and Lost Futures with guitarist William Tyler. Along with the album announcement, Anderson has shared the single “Waking,” an achingly beautiful nylon string acoustic guitar piece which showcases Anderson’s immediate and sheer elemental capacity to speak through her instrument.

Marisa Anderson’s lucid, eloquent approach to guitar music and composition has established her as an unparalleled artist and an insightful, coveted collaborator. Anderson’s work draws on a mosaic of folk musics and lives in conversation with myriad musical traditions. Her music is inviting and candid, beckoning the listener into sprawling ecosystems and intimate corners alike, from barren landscapes to verdant thickets, impassioned communal experiences to pensive reclusions. As a master of her instrument, Anderson translates abstractions into undeniably moving music, tracing through traditional folk tunes, imagined Sci-Fi films, and foggy sanctuaries of sound. Still, Here is Anderson at her most direct, laying bare her practice of processing and understanding the world through music and distilling that practice into pieces as expressive as they are transfixing.

Marisa Anderson will be touring throughout the US, UK and Europe in support of the album, including dates with William Tyler and a festivals including Greenman, Alter, Meakusma, and Clonakilty International Guitar Festival.

Marisa Anderson by Patricia Vázquez Gómez

Listen to Marisa Anderson’s Still, Here single “Waking”:

Marisa Anderson – Still, Here tracklist
1. In Dark Water
2. The Fire This Time
3. The Low Country
4. Night Air
5. Waking
6. The Crack Where the Light Gets In
7. La Llorona
8. Beat the Drum Slowly

Marisa Anderson tour dates
Jul. 9 – Saugatuck, MI – Ox-Bow Meadow w/ Bonnie ‘Prince’ BillyJoan ShelleyBitchin Bajas
Aug. 19 – Glasgow, UK – Glad Cafe *
Aug. 20 – Crickhowell, UK – Greenman Festival *
Aug. 22 – London, UK – Cafe Oto ^
Aug. 24-26 – Aarhus, DK – Alter Festival *
Aug. 28 – Antwerp, BE – De Nor Events *
Aug. 31 – Koln, DE – TBC *
Sep. 1-2 Eupen, BE – Meakusma Festival *
Sept. 15 – Belfast, UK – TBC
Sept. 16-17 – Cork, IE – Clonakilty International Guitar Festival
Sept. 20 – Lausanne, CH – Cinema Oblò
Sept. 21 – Geneva, CH – Cave 12
Sep. 29 – Brussels, BE – AB
Oct. 1 – Nantes, FR – Le Lieu Unique Room, Le Grand Atelier
Oct. 23  – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios

* duo with William Tyler
^ duo with William Tyler & solo set


GGM Staff


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