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Adventurous compositions for dance, storytelling and ambiance…Sophisticated rhythms…Roots in Appalachian, West African and Post-Punk.

Stanford-educated rocket scientist, boxcar-hopping hobo, urban bohemian and desert survivalist – indie folk rocker Max Carmichael has headlined at New York’s Knitting Factory and appeared in a feature article in the Village Voice. With a range of styles placing him in such varied and storied company as Paul Simon, Calexico, Moby, and The Clash, Carmichael’s work is continually surprising, yet surprisingly familiar.

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    Rated #5 on NBTMusicRadio's Top Albums of 2012, Max's new album Long Way Home inspired eloquence in this review:
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    Dive into this revealing interview in the London web zine Song Revelation, and discover more secrets and lost treasures of the life and world of music:
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    Max's hometown paper, the Silver City Sun-News, published a well-written profile with studio photos:
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    Check out Richie Frieman's surprising new interview of Max in the Baltimore web zine Pen's Eye View:
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    NBT Music Radio, an eclectic internet station based in Berlin with listeners worldwide, announced the 50 top albums of 2011 by independent artists. The list includes PJ Harvey, James Blake, Okkervil River, Wilco, Florence and the Machine, Kate Bush, My Morning Jacket, Chemical Brothers, and Bright Eyes. Max's album Promised Land appears in the #4 position, with Take Me Up at #11. Moses of Indiana, from Promised Land, appeared at #4 on NBT's Top Songs of 2011. In the words of NBT's MC Sparky: "Max Carmichael's unique blend of african and american guitar styles in 'Moses of Indiana' is a heartfelt emotional and relevant piece of work that should attract new audiences wherever it infiltrates."

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