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Tonight’s Concert Pick: Alec Stewart at Bourbon and Branch

Alec Stewart | via alecstewart.bandcamp.com
Alec Stewart | via alecstewart.bandcamp.com

Haunting Philadelphia singer-songwriter Alec Stewart plays Bourbon and Branch tonight. Rooted in the blues, Stewart’s recordings take a deconstructionist approach, bathed in roomtone and a rumbling amplifier, free of the instrumental wankery and overglossed production of mainstream blues. Think of it like Songs: Ohia, or old Phosphorescant, but definitely think about catching it live. Stewart shares the bill tonight with Anna May and James Hearne, more information can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →