Though Maraqopa represents the next permutation of Damien Jurado’s partnership with producer Richard Swift (who, since helming the dewy-soft rock of 2010’s Saint Bartlett, seems ever-closer to signing on for a full-time gig with Jurado), his eleventh album in as many years is, like every album poised behind Jurado’s swarthy name, an incremental shift toward something Jurado always obviously had in him anyway.
by Andrew Sacher DOWNLOAD: Damien Jurado - "Nothing Is The News" (MP3) Damien Jurado will release Maraqopa, the followup to 2010's Saint Bartlett, on February 21 via Secretly Canadian. The album was produced by Richard Swift, who al... Read Post
Fifteen years and ten albums into his career, the Seattle singer-songwriter seems to have found his ideal collaborator in producer Richard Swift, who worked with Jurado on 2010’s excellent Saint Bartlett. Read Post