Gurf Morlix takes the road to "Happyland"
COUNTRY STANDARD TIME
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive
 

Gurf Morlix takes the road to "Happyland"

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 – Gurf Morlix is probably best known for his work with Lucinda Williams as a member of her band and producer. But he forged his own solo career as well. "Last Exit to Happyland" (Rootball), which comes out today, is his fifth album. Special guests include Patty Griffin, Ruthie Foster and Timbuk3's Barbara K.

More news for Gurf Morlix


CD reviews for Gurf Morlix

CD review - The Soul & The Heal Back in the '80s, Gurf Morlix turned his itinerant singer/songwriter/session ninja role into a 15-year gig with Lucinda Williams, playing guitar in her band and producing her third and fourth albums. After breaking with Williams over the endless production of "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road," Morlix became an in-demand producer, manning the board for Robert Earl Keen, Mary Gautiher, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Ian McLagan, among many others. After nearly three decades of writing songs and ...
CD review - Eatin' At Me Even with nine solo albums to his credit - all released since 2000 - Gurf Morlix is best known as a sideman to the stars. As both a producer and session player, his credits have come to include works by such stellar luminaries as Lucinda Williams, Mary Gauthier, Ian McLagan, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Slaid Cleaves. Its little wonder; being proficient on guitar, bass, drums, banjo, harmonica, Dobro, pedal steel and mandolin has not only made him an invaluable part of many an instrumental arsenal, but ...
CD review - Gurf Morlix Finds the Present Tense The title of Gurf Morlix's first album of new material in four years, "Finds the Present Tense," possesses the kind of duality that songwriters like Morlix seem to gravitate toward. Although it could be interpreted as Morlix discovering himself in the current moment, the cover shot of him, head down on a table in front of an archaic weapon consisting of a bundle of dynamite and an alarm clock detonator, would indicate an interpretation closer to Morlix finding that current moment ...


©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher • countrystandardtime@gmail.com
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on  Twitter    Instagram    Facebook