World at Large hits the streets May 26 with three Manitoba release parties set for May 28-30. Check out the shows page for details on the CD release concerts in Winnipeg, Brandon and Onanole. Mail order the record on the music page, or check itunes in the coming days, it will be ready to download soon.
Here's a blurb from the official release press release: World at Large is the fourth record by the eclectic chamber folk ensemble the Dust Poets. Melding perceptive and melodic songwriting with the creative juices of five sensitive and worldly musicians, the Dust Poets have spent the last seven years touring across North America honing the trademark sound that binds World at Large together. Drawing on folk, bluegrass, gritty alt-country and 60's soul, while tackling topics such as homelessness, loss, life on the road, and the pitfalls of an oil-crazed culture, it's the band's distinct personality that shines through on World at Large. Eager fans of the band will find all the stunning vocals, daring arrangements, and insightful lyrics the Poets are known for in their most polished and personal effort yet.
World at Large was produced by Lloyd Peterson and the Dust Poets and recorded by Lloyd Peterson at Wonder Dog Recording in Winnipeg, MB. The record was mixed by Grammy Award nominated engineer Shawn Pierce in Winnipeg, and mastered by Steve Fallone at Sterling Sound in New York, NY.