Went into Black Dirt Studio with Garcia Peoples for one weekend of blind collaboration and came out with five recorded tracks. Thanks to Jason Meagher for pairing us up and engineering and facilitating the whole shebang! Check out the other NATCH releases, all free of charge (or donate what you wish to help Black Dirt continue to operate and help musicians make music affordably)!
"Cruikshanks" as recorded live at the Freedom of the Press Foundation benefit album compilation release party at Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, July 29th, 2018, as performed by Dave Cavallo, Hans Chew, Ryan Jewell, and Casey Mascback. FotP benefit album compilation available here: freedomofthepress.bandcamp.com/ Soundboard recording and mixing by Robert Escurel/Gillwave Audio.
Hans Chew, Dave Cavallo, Ryan Jewell, and Jason Meagher perform "Cruikshanks" from the album Open Sea, live at the Star Community Bar in Atlanta, GA, November 16th, 2017.
HANS CHEW / FALL TOUR
w/his band featuring:
Jason Meagher, Ryan Jewell, Dave Cavallo
Fri Nov 3 Turners Falls, MA Great Harvest - w/Willie Lane, Adolf Dove, Ma Turner
Fri Nov 10 NYC, NY Max Fish - w/Sparrow Steeple
Sat Nov 11 Baltimore, MD Holy Frijoles - w/Dave Heumann (Arbouretum)
Sun Nov 12 Charlotte, NC The Visulite - *Cream Puff Records presents* w/Tashi Dorji, R.H.T.S.
Mon Nov 13 Durham, NC The Pinhook - w/Shilpa Ray, Pie Face Girls
Tues Nov 14 Nashville, TN Fond Object
Wed Nov 15 Lexington, KY The Green Lantern - w/Warren Byrom, Dave Cave (Beat Awfuls)
Thurs Nov 16 Atlanta, GA The Star Bar - w/Rod Hamdallah (Legendary Shack Shakers)
Fri Nov 17 Chattanooga, TN JJ’s Bohemia - w/The Bohannons, Bill Fox (The Mice)
Sat Nov 18 Monteagle, TN The V - w/The Bohannons
Sun Nov 19 Nashville, TN Betty’s Grill
Got an interview in the October issue of Shindig! Magazine, lots of talk about my new album, James Booker, Black Dirt Studio and Jason Meagher, Melodie Provenzano, William Butler Yeats, the dharma, and much more...page 18, thanks to Martyn Coppack the Party Pirate himself for the chance to speak out.