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Download “In Your Hands,” a new track from Denison Witmer; watch him cover Nada Surf’s “Your Legs Grow” with Devin Greenwood

Philly songsmith Denison Witmer travels along dusty highways and scenic country roads on his new single “In Your Hands,” a track from his new EP The Ones Who Wait Part 2. A followup to his last full-length record of almost the same name (self-released in May 2011, reissued by Asthmatic Kitty Records this past spring), the EP showcases new and unreleased tracks, alternate versions and a cover of his friend (and sometimes bandmate) Sufjan Stevens’ song “Abraham.”

The EP, along with his recent appearance in a video for The Voice Project, oughta tide fans over until Witmer releases his next full-length in February of 2013. For the video series, Witmer and former Philadelphia music guy Devin Greenwood worked up a cover of “Your Legs Grow” by Nada Surf Continue reading →

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Photos of Rufus Wainwright, Nick Waterhouse and more from Non-Comm’s Saturday Free at Noon

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New Denison Witmer album out next week; playing World Cafe Live on May 7th

Next Tuesday (April 26), singer-songwriter Denison Witmer releases his new album, The Ones Who Wait, on Mono Vs Stereo records. Witmer is joined by producer Devin Greenwood (who plays a variety of instruments on the album), as well as musicians Don Peris (of the Innocence Mission), singer Rosie Thomas, guitarist Ross Bellanoit, and Chuck Staab (who plays drums with Melody Gardot). You can pre-order the album here. Denison performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 7th. Below, a video of Denison performing “Hold On,” from the forthcoming album.

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