Monday, April 19, 2010
Piano centered tracks like "Avalanche" accompany Hest's vocals beautifully. The piano never overpowers, and instead assists Hest's voice to soar in the perfect direction. "Stalking the Moon" continue to showcase his raspy vocals with light guitar picking. Throughout each song, it is the lyrics that truly move the listener. Accompanied with fitting melodies, Hest's descriptive lyrics transfer impeccably with his emotional vocals.
Ari Hest's tracks on MySpace don't do him justice, so I've included a few live performance videos below. For more, be sure to check out his Web site.
"I've Got You"
"When and If"
Recommended: For fans of Mat Kearney, Tyrone Wells, Jack Johnson.
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Posted by ANNIE REUTER at 11:53 PM