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Carrie Rodriguez 2/13/13 + Video

Carrie Rodriguez 2/13/13 Sarah Wilson / carrierodriguez.com
Written by Liz Taylor
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  • Date Recorded: February 13, 2013
  • Artist / Band: Carrie Rodriguez
  • Hosting Show: Drifter's Escape
  • Sound: Jon Valley
  • Video: Andy Coco, Olivia Fugate, Ed Kleinberg

Combining a bold, brassy persona with light tones and textures, Carrie Rodriguez piques your interest with her energetic bravado before breaking your heart with her achingly sweet melodies.

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Rodriguez brings an easy style to her work. She has a mellow yet sultry twang underpinning her music that adds dimension to what would otherwise be a straightforward alt-country sound. Although Rodriguez is an experienced musician, she is young and her songcraft exhibits a maturing, but not quite hardened sensibility, at least not by country-western standards.

At times, her pieces strain a bit at the seams, yearning for emotionality. Lovely arrangements -- utilizing Rodriguez’s fiddling -- provide a grounding framework within which even tentative lyrical forays feel more expansive. On her most recent outing with primarily original songs, "Give Me All You Got," Rodriguez displays clear-eyed yet never-jaded expressions of love in its most ambiguous states.

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