During 2009, Johnny Powell began the creation of a large collection of alternative folk material for his new solo project using the harp, acoustic guitar, vocals and electronics (www.johnnypowell.com).
The songs also involve a variety of strange and unexpected recorded clips and the use of unusual, yet meaningful objects. Fans of Sparklehorse, Bright Eyes, Joanna Newsom, Devendra Banhart, Leonard Cohen, Will Oldham, Bjork, Radiohead and The Books could be interested.
The first EP 'The Broken Leg Sessions' was released in 2010 on the 'Rural Colours' label. The new little brother label of the excellent Hibernate Recordings, A new album is due out December 2012.
Those interested in original artwork, new songs, lo-fi recordings, rambling musical experiments, clippings of poetry and other matter can visit his official web-site (www.johnnypowell.com).
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