A cd that you can spin several times and each time it gets more beautiful…[imagine] ‘No Depression’ style Lucinda Williams with a degree and who lives in Venice, Ca… TDPRI (Telecaster forum)
“These folks are really good!… said Roger Wm. Anderson, Performing Arts Chair. “I think they are headed for stardom. Their music is very beautiful, melodic and thought provoking.… (as quoted in Isanti County (Minnesota) News, 12/30/08)
emith is songwriter Carol Ann Ives and guitarist Stevie
Gurr. Carol is a newcomer but sounds like a veteran, with a gloomy vocal
style reminiscent of Aimee Mann. Gurr has a longer musical resume, having
toured with Elvin Bishop and Dr. John.
.. an interestingly dark take on the two guitars, one singer set-up. This
is not your father’s folk music. Don’t head to the coffee shop
expecting Joan Baez...
.. solid songwriting and good blues-influenced guitar. - Steven
Graham, Arvada Press, 8/05
..emith (pronounced eh-mith) can be considered alternate pop but it is not
a garage band.
...described by a critic as “wide-ranging as Fleetwood Mac meets acoustic
Led Zeppelin, Aimee Mann, Emmylou Harris and BB King all in one kind of
... a musical recipe that includes
blues, folk, country and rock with some Celtic mysticism mixed in there
somewhere. - Tom Martin Elko Daily Free Press, 8/05
emith is ..rising fast Larry Wines, Folkworks magazine 6/05
Read about us and the Acoustic Renaissance in LA in this issue of Folkworks: www.folkworks.org