Zachary Cale

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Zachary Cale is a NYC based songwriter/musician originally hailing from the small town of Enon, Louisiana. His music ranges from lyrically driven balladry over American Primitive inspired guitar playing to Cosmic Country music and cerebral Folk Rock.

 

For the past decade Cale has been releasing records under his own name via a number of labels including his own imprint All Hands Electric. His latest album Duskland was released in 2015 on No Quarter to critical acclaim.

 

In 2005 he was invited by CFA (Contemporary Fine Arts) gallery in Berlin to perform songs in an art installation entitled "Mutter" that was created by visual artists Jonathan Meese and Tal R and initially set up at the Statens Museum for Kunst (Copenhagen, Denmark). Cale also traveled with the show performing in the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Germany, the Frankfurt Art Fair, and at Bortolami Dayan Gallery in New York.

 

Zachary Cale has toured the US and Europe, and has shared stages with Kurt Vile, Foxygen, YeasayerMichael ChapmanWooden Wand, Martha WainwrightSix Organs of Admittance, Justin Townes Earle, Hiss Golden Messenger, and Robyn Hitchcock.

 

He has played international music festivals such as Incubate, Reeperbahn Festival, CMJ Music Marathon, and the End of the Road Festival in Dorset, UK.

Zachary Cale on JellyFant

BLUE RIDER (LP * JellyFant 2013 * cat# jayf 18)

Unfeeling / Dollar Day / Hold Fast / Dear Shadow / Blood Rushes On / Hangman Letters / Wayward Son / Noise Of Welcome

 

On singer-songwriter Zachary Cale's fourth album, Blue Rider, you're forcefully reminded that acoustic solo music is only as simple as you make it. It's a misty, gorgeous collection, offering a space that feels wonderful to roam around in.

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