in my humblest of opinions, i dont believe there are many artists out there that put out extraordinary material as much as joe o’connell aka elephant micah does on a consistent basis. i dont know how many people are aware of his work, but they should be. in fact i believe i did a “you should be listening to elephant micah” post a couple years back. hopefully, at least a few of you took the plunge.
well, mr o’connell and his elephant micah has a spectacular new record out, came out yesterday i believe, entitled louder than thou. after more than a few listens, me thinks its his most straight forward release. where the focus is on the songs, and not on “artistic” noodlings. it still has everything you have come to excect from an elephant micah release, but this one seems as a reach to grab a bigger fan base, which i cant fault him at all for that. maybe that wasnt his design when he set out to record louder than thou, but i can definitely see this reaching a larger audience. this guy and his vast back catalogue needs to be heard.
check out all of his releases here via product of palmyra