[video of the week] Kramies – I Wish I Missed You

In the spring of 2017, Kramies travelled to Ireland where he started writing new songs for an upcoming album. Along with his critically acclaimed EP “The Wooden Heart”, produced by Jason Lytle (Grandaddy) & Todd Tobias (Guided by Voices), Kramies has worked and performed with known artists such as Grandaddy, Calexico, and Spiritualized. In Ireland,…

[streaming] Kramies & Alma Forrer – Into The Sparks

Once upon a time there was a wonderful songstress named Alma who lived in a beautiful land called Paris. Very far away, up high in the mountains lived a quiet troubadour named Kramies. One day as Kramies was walking through the woods he started to sing a mysterious song. As she was sitting in her…

[streaming] Kramies – The Fate That Never Favored Us

Ahead of his forthcoming French tour, dream-pop troubadour Kramies has dropped another gorgeous track produced by Jason Lytle (Grandaddy). “The Fate That Never Favored Us” is a lilting, swaying cosmic waltz, delicately built around melancholy acoustic guitar and eerie synths, through which Kramies weaves his languid vocals. As with so much of his music, Kramies…

KRAMIES – The Folklore Sessions (Hidden Shoal, 2014) L’interesse di Kramies per un formato espressivo più scarno e acustico rispetto all’abituale miscela di bassa fedeltà sottilmente psichedelica era intuibile tra le righe dei suoi due ultimi Ep, “The European” e “The Wooden Heart”. Adesso il cantautore statunitense di origine olandese ha trovato modo di dare…

KRAMIES – The Wooden Heart (Hidden Shoal, 2013) Non sono solo reminiscenze da college-radio a suscitare le attenzioni di Kramies, cantautore di origine olandese da tempo stabilitosi in Colorado. Lo si era intuito dalle deviazioni ambient-pop del precedente Ep “The European”, adesso rinnovate e ampliate in “The Wooden Heart”, nuova prova sulla breve distanza di…

KRAMIES – The European (Hidden Shoal, 2011) Un Ep di diciannove minuti riporta sulle scene Kramies, a far seguito ai due album pubblicati tra 2008 e 2010. Assistito dalla produzione di Todd Tobias (Guided By Voices), il cantautore di origine olandese offre nuova prova di un equilibrato mix tra le oblique melodie da cameretta di…