Posted by gregor on Tuesday, April 25th, 2006
steve, the intern, wastes most of his days scouring myspce for hot chicks, and picking up my cigarette butts. the only qualification to be an intern here at captainsdead.com is to be able to withstand either A. a prince albert or B. the ability to make 50 prank phone call a day. my favorites are when you call people and ask them what their favorite radio station is and that they have one 1000 bucks. by the way, the prince albert was not a pre-requisite, steve requested it. weird little guy he is.
you ever get the feeling when you are listening to an artist/band that they could be on the verge of being huge? i am talking about gap commercial huge, here people. thats not a bad thing necessarily, the marketing people over there have done a decent job at featuring some pretty good artists. ryan adams and of course the icon, willie nelson, come to mind. kristin diable is one such artist. she seems to be the complete package, shes got pipes, talent, beauty, and youth all on her side. did i mention she’s got a voice on her? oh i did? i will reiterate that she has a beautiful smoke and whisky set of lungs. oh, and here is a novel idea, she writes her own songs!
musically she changes up the styles like son of bezerk, bringing the funk, soul, blues and even a bit of twang. frankly, i would love to hear her put out a stripped down bluegrass or folk-type record so her voice could take centre stage. she could definitely pull it off ala sarah harmer’s wonderful songs for clem. it would be a god damn travesty if success, in some varying degree, doesnt find kristin cause she is in a class all to herself, in a world of pre-fab artists and cheap marketing ploys.
her debut record, shelter, can be purchased via her myspace page, speakeasy records, or ask for it at your favorite local record shop.
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