Kahlotus

by Caspar Sonnet

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Four years after his first full length debut, experimental singer-songwriter Caspar Sonnet brings forth an album of hungry ghosts. Kahlotus (native American word meaning “hole in the ground”) is a collection of unusual songs of redemption, revenge, rebirth, phantasms and sorcery.

Sonnet's disjointed, loopy acoustic lap-steel, minimalist percussion and avant-bluesy vocals, bellows over a forsaken prairie where there are no rules, only malevolent, echoic patterns and fetching melodies, rolling into the distance. Recorded in Joshua Tree, this record contains it's own, unique story reflecting both a sense of peril and wonder.

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Caspar Sonnet (b. Los Angeles, 1976) is an experimental instrumentalist, singer-songwriter currently living in Los Angeles, California. His sound can be accurately described as “Nina Simone meets John Cage” Primarily self taught, his unusual song structures, instrumentation, extended techniques and haunting voice have been inspired by an array of eclectic sources, including: Native American mythology, Pre-war blues, world music and minimalist composition/orchestration.

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released November 2, 2015

Caspar Sonnet - acoustic lap-steel guitar, voice, percussion

Recorded & mixed by Caspar Sonnet (ASCAP)
Mastered by Arman Bohn
Artwork by Alicia Gordan

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