STUART MASTERS releases new album ‘Mystic Blue and the Black Balloon’

STUART MASTERS releases new album 'Mystic Blue and the Black Balloon'

If Syd Barrett and Nick Drake had been Davey Graham’s brothers and a fourth sibling had access to a time-travelling record player with the albums of Michael Hedges and Radiohead, it’s just possible his music would sound like Stuart Masters’…

Stuart Masters combines Western and Indian Classical, Folk and Celtic influences, with contemporary percussive techniques, to create a unique, hybrid style of guitar playing and song writing. Having been invited to perform across the globe from Shanghai to Austin and even recording a Hindi Music video in North India, his creative approach to the instrument involves the 12 String Harp Guitar (an early 20th Century American instrument), using a hammer to strike the strings (The Engle), a double-handed fretboard technique and live looping.

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Live Dates:

Saturday 19th March 2016 – Voice Music Center, Albignasego, Padua, Italy
Saturday 23rd April 2016 – Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, UK
Friday 22nd April 2016- Haverhill Arts Centre, Haverhill, UK
Friday 3rd June 2016 – Fairkytes Art Center, Hornchurch, UK

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as conducting interviews for the XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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