"Outside Our Gates" was recorded in Athens, GA this spring with Eric Bachmann (Archers of Loaf, Crooked Fingers) sitting in as arranger/producer and a whole string of multi-talented Athens musicians and friends who contributed...
appearances are made by Vic Chesnutt, Brian Causey (man or astro-man?),
Amanda Kapousouz (Tin Cup Prophette), and the members of Ham1...to name a few...look for it in your favorite independent record store, online, and on iTunes on September 9th, 2008.
mp3: Wild as Them
stream mp3: All of Them All
Friday, October 5th - The
ArtsCenter - Carrboro, NC
Saturday, October 6th - The
Evening Muse - Charlotte, NC
Saturday, October 13th - The
Basement - Nashville, TN
Thursday, October 18th - 40
watt - Athens, GA
Friday, October 19th - WorkPlay -
Saturday, October 20h - The
Earl - Atlanta, GA
Friday, July 27th Greensboro, NC - Flat
Saturday, July 28th Baltimore, MD - Current
Space w/ Ham1
Sunday, July 29 NYC,NY - Fontana's w/
Monday, July 30 Brooklyn, NY - Sound
Fix Records w/ Ham1 (8 p.m.)
Tuesday, July 31 NYC,NY - The
Living Room (10 p.m.)
Wednesday, August 1 Norfolk, VA - The
Boot w/ Ham1
on april 24th, parisian label, fargo
records, will release the compilation Even
Cowgirls Get the Blues in europe . liz contributes
the track 'knives at the wall' from her album 'the mezzanine'.
for more information and to order the cd please go here.
"Last year, Fargo spotlighted the new Scandinavian folk scene
with the Cowboys in Scandinavia compilation. Even Cowgirls Get
the Blues, which is due to be released on the 24th of April 2007,
gathers some of the best kept secrets from the female “indie
Therefore, most of these musicians have just
released their first album, are self-produced or are not distributed
in Europe. Beneath this title referring to the Gus Van Sant’s movie
lies some of the Fargo girls (Lauren Hoffman, Dawn Landes, Jesse
Sykes, Emily Loizeau…) as well as emerging songwriters
(Bosque Brown, discovered by Damien Jurado, Sara Cahoone, drummer
for Band of Horses…).
Others yet have recorded a few albums (Alela Diane, Haley Bonar,
spotted by Low’s Alan Sparhawk…), but all of them
share the same sensitivity and the same gifted elegance. Even
the most merciless gangster couldn’t resist to them…"
1. Knives At The Wall
2. All The Spokes
3. Cup On The Counter
4. The Mezzanine (download mp3)
7. Silent Partner
8. Shivering Assembly
9. Little Ascendant
10. No Apology
11. In The Throes
The Mezzanine was produced by Vic Chesnutt, who has worked
with Durrett on her previous album, “Husk”. The
new album was recorded by Andy Baker (Macha, Japancakes, Glands)
in Athens, GA.
the studio tracks were produced
by vic chesnutt, who worked with durrett on her previous album, ‘husk’. the tracks
were recorded by andy baker (macha, japancakes, glands) in athens,
ga (except for ‘marlene’ which was recorded live
in hamburg, germany).
check back soon for southeastern u.s. tour dates in january and west
coast tour dates in february...
liz is playing wuga's athens 441 at the morton theater on friday, october
21st with don chambers
+ goat and monkeys on laptops
liz recently finished up a new record called "the mezzanine" that's
scheduled to be released by warm
records on january 24th 2006. more
info to follow...
liz will be playing at the soul
bar in augusta, ga on thursday, sept.
8th with the
good ship. and then on tuesday, sept. 27th at the
40 watt in athens,
ga with ham
added a new mp3, a live version of "some
say(i got devil)", which
is a cover of a melanie safka song
welcome to the new site! hope you like it...we're working on some shows
for august, check back soon for details...in the meantime...
the press page for new reviews at splendid
e-zine and delusions
listen to the archive of liz's 'just off the
radar' session from july 17th here
liz will be playing at the 40 watt on
saturday, july 9th, with audition with max reinhardt. this will
be audition's farewell show before bandleader, sanni baumgaertner's
return to germany, so come out and see what we're going to be missing.
liz's session recorded for wuga's 'just off the radar'
is scheduled to air sunday, july17th at 4p.m... check their
website for details
read a review of "husk" at indieworkshop.com...
read an interview with liz in issue no. 24 of copper press magazine...see
a preview here...
liz will be playing at the earl in atlanta on june 11th with band
of horses and phosphorescent.
this is a cd release show for phosphorescent's new album, "aw
come awwry", which liz appears on as part
of the choir. be sure to pick up a copy when you have a chance.
you can read a review of "husk" in the june issue of harp
and a review in prefix magazine here...
liz was one of the artists featured in episode 83
of NPR's music show, All Songs Considered. you can listen to an archive
of the show here...
also, while on tour in march, liz recorded a segment for d.c.'s "pancake
mountain", a t.v. show where musicians can record songs for kids...you
can watch the clip here...
coming up...show with audition with max reinhardt
at the 40 watt on july 9th...
liz is leaving on may 11th for a 4-week-long tour of europe, playing
bass with vic chesnutt, and opening the shows in the uk and germany.
here are the dates of the shows liz will be opening:
5/16/05 southampton, uk the brook
5/17/05 london,uk bloomsbury theatre
5/18/05 nottingham, uk rescue rooms
5/20/05 oldham, uk the castle
5/21/05 glasgow, uk oran mor
5/24/05 bochum, germany bahnhof langendreer
5/25/05 deventer, holland het burgerweeshuis
5/30/05 vienna, austria szene wein
5/31/05 munich, germany ampere
6/01/05 frankfurt, germany mousonturm
6/03/05 berlin, germany mudd club
6/04/05 hamburg, germany knust
you can find a complete listing of all the european tour dates at
also this month, there's a review of "husk" in the may-june
issue of "no depression" magazine...you can link to it here...
and an interview with liz in the athens-banner herald that you can
coming up in june....show at the earl, in atlanta, june 11th
hi...i just got back from touring with crooked
fingers and i had
a blast. i wanted to thank everyone for coming to the shows and
being so supportive. it made it a great experience for me. crooked
fingers are a great bunch of folks, and you should check out
their new record, "dignity and
shame", when you get a chance.
this month, i'm going to be back in the
studio to finish up a new
record for release sometime this fall....
i'll be playing a show at the 40 watt on wed. 4/27 with local band,
hope for agoldensummer and telegram, from atlanta...
you can find a review of "husk" from the washington post
here, and from venus magazine, here, and the flagpole, here...
also, there's a brief mention in the april 1st edition of entertainment
weekly here, in the "download this" section...
and lastly, while in dc last month, i was lucky enough to have the
opportunity to record a segment for pancake mountain with scott stuckey
and brendon canty...check back soon for more details
coming up in may... heading
to europe to play in vic chesnutt's band...dates here
liz will be playing at south by southwest in austin, tx on wednesday,
march 16th at the pecan street ale house. labelmates, parker
and lily, will also be playing that night, as well as vic
info about the show here...
starting march 22nd, at the earl in atlanta, liz will be on a week-long
tour of the east coast with crooked
fingers. show dates/venues are:
tue. 3/22/05 atlanta, ga the earl
wed. 3/23/05 carrboro, nc cat's cradle
thurs. 3/24/05 washington, dc black cat
fri. 3/25/05 philadelphia, pa world cafe
sat. 3/26/05 new york, ny bowery ballroom
mon. 3/28/05 portland, me space
tue. 3/29/05 boston, ma middle east
also on march 22nd, be sure to pick up a copy of vic chesnutt's new
bells", recorded one week last fall at don
heffington's house in l.a. aside from being some of vic's best work
yet, this record also features van dyke parks, bill frisell, don heffington,
dominic genova, tina chesnutt, and liz durrett. more info on vic's
new record here....
lastly, liz is tenatively scheduled to play and chat on georgia npr's
wuga (91.7 fm) "just
off the radar" sometime in march...check
back soon for further details...
hey...so january was kind of slow, but february is looking to make
up for it....
liz's first record, "husk", written and
recorded back in the teenage years and produced by vic
chesnutt is being released by warm
feb. 22nd, 2005. check your
local independent record store or find it online at milesofmusic.com or amazon.com...
in other news, liz is going into andy baker's studio in athens on
feb. 15th to make a new record of current songs...vic's coming along
again as producer and player, as well as tina chesnutt. look for a
fall release later this year...
and lastly, liz will be playing at WUOG's "live in the lobby" at
8 p.m. on thursday, february 10th.
coming up next month...south
by southwest and an east coast tour with crooked
liz will be playing the 40 watt xmas party on monday, december13th.
the night is being billed as "a few songs from a few songwriters" and
will include joseph plunkett, don chambers, kevn kinney, patterson
hood and others... check out 40watt.com for more info.
you can read a recent interview with liz in the flagpole here.
and also reviews of her shows at flicker here and little kings here.
liz will be playing at the flicker
theater in athens on thurs., dec. 2nd and at little kings (next to the manhatten) on saturday, dec.
4th, as part of a warm
liz's first record, "husk", a collection of songs
written and recorded between 1993 and 1996 and produced by vic chesnutt, will
be released by warm
records february 22, 2005.
liz will be playing with vic
chesnutt saturday september 11th at the 40 watt club in