Bingley-based guitarist Dean McPhee (previously with Blast First Petite) is now onto his third full-length solo album, following 2015’s excellent Fatima’s Hand.
On the Kickstarter-funded Four Stones, he is continuing to resonantly fingerpick Telecaster routes through a dubby background of echo, reverb, drones and loops. The effect is as if leaving the listener stranded on dank, deserted moorland in a century long past. There, only the tiny breaths of tremolo can possibly bring warmth to bones shivering under wet tunics.
The first three tracks here originally came out on Folklore Tapes compilations, and have been remastered for this limited 180g vinyl run.
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