Introducing Owls of the Swamp

Posted: March 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

PITTSBURGH MUSIC MAGAZINE

Introducing Owls of the Swamp
There’s a sense of searching and mystery nestled in the music of Owls of the Swamp, the atmospheric indie-folk project of Australian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Pete Uhlenbruch. Characterised by distinctive guitar fingerpicking, earthy vocals, heartfelt arrangements and a natural ear for melody, Uhlenbruch’s latest LP offering Go with River (2011) earned respect as ‘one of the sleeper hits of the year’ (Timber and Steel, 2011) and ‘new folk music at its best’ (Sony Ericsson Music Blogger, 2011).

His latest project has him working with special guestMarketa Irglova (The Swell Season) andGreenhouse Studio’s Sturla Mio Thorisson. The as-yet-unreleased single suggests the new musical territory Uhlenbruch is exploring on the album he’s currently recording in Europe.

 

There is no doubt that location has played an influential role in the development of Uhlenbruch’s sound. His debut, Smoky Bay (2007), was an ambitious…

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