you may not know tw walsh by name, or maybe you do, but you probably, or at least you should, know his work. most of this work is from behind the board, and in this year alone he was worked on what appears to be at least 50 projects – i stopped counting after 20. most notably, david bazan’s curse your branches and the man in me, gasoline heart’s nostalgia aint what it used to be, mike dunn and the kings of new england’s sundowner – more about them coming up, ra ra riot’s can you tell and rocky votolato’s true devotion, just to name a handful. besides his mixing, mastering, producing, etc he was part of the great pedro the lion for more than a few years, and he also released three solo record and had his own band, the soft drugs which he did away with last year. i heard the soft drugs’ in moderation back in late 06/early 07, and definitely dug it, but never bothered to check out any of tw’s other stuff. i hear that his disc blue laws is pretty damn great, but again havent heard it yet, but plan on it. if you’re a fan of david bazan, damien juardo, etc you should dig tw.
btw, he’s on twitter if thats your thing and seems like a perfectly likable dude
here’s a few tracks from mr walsh and you can also download a couple of soft drugs records, for free, via his site