HAZY LOPER

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ALBUMS

Yonder Go

This limited edition CD was recorded at home and is a solo effort by Patrick Kadyk. Dark and wailing vocals ride a tangled wind of banjo and fiddle swirls.

 

Ghosts of Barbary

Ghosts of Barbary wanders the hidden alleys of San Francisco uncovering lost elements of past and present in a collaboration with Closer to Carbon who use a variety of sounds from traditional and handmade to found objects that lends a cinematic texture to Hazy Loper's homespun, creaking, front porch style of music.

 

The Ballad of Lucy Gray

Hazy Loper's third studio album, out March 4th, 2006, features songwriters and singers Angus and Kadyk back again with more dark and haunting tunes only this time boasting a full band that includes Andrew Kushin on upright bass, Morgan Fichter on fiddle and Will Waghorn on drums. recorded live by Norman Rutherford, the result is lush and dreamy, but with an edge that is raw and fierce. 

 

High in the Murk

Hazy Loper's second studio album 'High in the Murk' is out Sept. 19th, 2004. The new record feature's new member Devon Angus on guitar along with Hazy founder Patrick Kadyk on banjo. Both fellers share the songwriting and singing. Fellow Out of Rounders Andrew Kushin and Peter Whitehead also appear, creating a sad, dark trail of twisted melodies that still hearken a bygone murmur of leaves turning in the wind. 

 

Wander On

Knowing, not grieving remembers a thousand savage and lonely streets; the album combines the sounds of American roots music with that of Middle Eastern genres, using a variety of stringed instruments, clarinets, harmonica, trumpet, tablas and voices.

 

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aRTIST BIO

Since 2003 Hazy Loper, the San Francisco duo comprised of multi instrumentalists, instrument builders, historians, and artists has been performing and recording a raw and natural breed of gothic backwoods folk music. Led by Patrick Kadyk and Devon Angus, Hazy Loper employs strange tunings, a sense of time and place, and a DIY approach to form and cacophony.

 

Praise for Hazy Loper

Many of the ten originals on high in the murk have the feel of classics. There’s just a consistent tone of impeccable musicianship, melancholy poetry and timelessness.
— Sherry Sly, West Coast Performer
Take away the orchestral sway of ‘arcade fire’ and some of the precision of ‘black heart procession’ and you’ll start to imagine Hazy Loper. The songs are approached as a long boat approaches a wave; proudly upright, defiant even. The sea that they sail on is a dark one, moonlit, rough, deep and filled with monsters. The songs have an epic historical feel.
— David Cowling, Americana-UK

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