Red River Dialect

Red River Dialect
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Date(s) - 20/02/2020
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Smokehouse


The Smokehouse is excited to present folk-rock six-piece Red River Dialect as part of their UK tour!

Tickets £5+bf:

“Animated with a new intensity, the Cornwall band’s fifth album may be its most ingenious and immersive mix of folk and rock yet.” – Pitchfork

“Folk Album of the Month. Alert, anti-colonialist folk. Songwriter David Morris brings alternate seduction and disquiet on this worldly album steeped in the British landscape… a wide-eyed, curious creature, willingly alert to the world.” – The Guardian

Red River Dialect are currently a six-strong band of human animals, brewing a lightly carbonated folk-rock from the psycho-spiritual malt of David Morris’ songwriting. Morris began molting and recording songs in 2002, and from 2006 the majority of these songs were performed as Red River Dialect; either solo or with a revolving configuration of musicians from the folk and improv scenes in Falmouth, a harbour town in the Celtic region of Cornwall.

Recorded in rural Southwest Wales shortly before David Morris moved to a remote Buddhist monastery in Nova Scotia, ‘Abundance Welcoming Ghosts’, Red River Dialect’s fifth album, captures the band finding fresh joy in their music, relaxing more deeply into a natural, playful confidence: tangling with the thickets, wading in the river, digging the peat, and disappearing into the mountains.

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