For Immediate Release
Whiskey Feathers ready release of contemplative, cosmic-rock debut Stardust a Garden
“What can I say other than I was blown away by the band’s excellent song writing and their incredible performance.” - Frank Thompson, These Subtle Sounds
“I was floored listening to that song Enchanted! It is so beautiful and such high quality. The production on it is incredible! You know who he reminded me of a little bit, Nathaniel Rateliff; He's just got such an incredibly unique voice that really stands out. ” - Carrie Evans, Program Director & Afternoon Drive Host, WTMD Radio
Baltimore, MD - What if you were able to look through a telescope and could see the world was ending in seven days? What would you do with those last seven days of your life, asks Stardust a Garden, the debut album from Whiskey Feathers? Blooming from the storied music scene in Baltimore and the surrounding hills of northern Maryland, Whiskey Feathers is built upon the powerful songwriting of vocalist and guitarist Brittain Duckworth. Primed with Stardust a Garden Whiskey Feathers delivers their exploratory brand of cosmic-roots rock.
Stardust a Garden is contemplative examination of one’s place in the cosmos as told through Duckworth’s storyteller eye and wandering troubadour soul. “I have always been enamored with space, time, space exploration, the cosmos, and our existence amongst it all,” explains Duckworth. The thematic song cycle of Stardust a Garden addresses the worries, concerns, hopes, and dreams we all experience in everyday life as the narrator views his own life through the window of seven days. Duckworth says he combined his exuberant love of life, his own struggles in life, and the love of his life (his wife Kim), then “planted the seed, gave it time, water, warmth, and light” to create the stunning Stardust a Garden. The album is an uplifting joyous revival of the spirit.
Duckworth’s songwriting is given life by Jenny Fitchett on vocals and keys, Kyndal Gehlbach on vocals and violin, guitarist Lucas Chohany, bassist Jon Schroeder, and drummer E.J. Thompson, who evoke the Americana roots sensibilities of The Band with their timeless music that makes Stardust a Garden the sound of a warm sunrise on your face nourishing your soul for the day ahead.
Whiskey Feather’s music straddles the gap between the then and the now with an infectious, forward-thinking sound that can easily move from a simple, sweetly, picked tune into an adventurous, inspired musical journey. Stardust a Garden is the perfect representation of this dynamic musical palate.
- Tim Newby
Tim Newby is the features editor at Honest Tune Magazine and his work has appeared in a variety of magazines, both online and in print including Relix, Paste Magazine, Bluegrass Unlimited, Inside Lacrosse, Honest Tune, Glide Magazine, B’More Live, and Music Monthly.