Houser announces new disc, tour
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
– Randy Houser will release a new disc, "Magnolia," on Nov. on Stoney Creek.
"What Whiskey Does" is the first single from the disc. He released a new song, "No Stone Unturned" last Friday.
Houser also said he would go on tour this fall.
After nearly two years, Houser worked with co-producer Keith Gattis' studio to refocus on songwriting, his guitar work and working on a rootsy and raw new sound that is un-polished yet authentically Houser-the end result of this music.
"This album was a total reset for me in every way possible. With the last album, I just didn't have time to create, and it was obvious that it didn't all come from my guts. Because of that, the music just didn't feel as genuine," said Houser. "When writing for this new project, I knew the production had to lean on songs and melodies, not a bunch of tricks and loops. That was the catalyst for album. So, for the past two years we've been focused on trying to find a unique sound and trying to best serve the songs."
Tour dates are:
Oct. 12 - Porterville, CA
Oct. 18 - San Francisco
Oct. 20 - Las Cruces, NM
Oct. 25 - Mankato, MN
Oct. 26 - Milwaukee
Nov. 8 - Raleigh, NC
Nov. 9 - Atlanta
Nov. 16 - Philadelphia
Dec. 11 - Fortitude Valley QLD, AUS Australia
Dec. 13-Darlinghurst NSW, Australia
Dec. 14 - Melbourne VIC, Australia
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