Sep 25, 2017 7:00 PM
Diane Cluck - House Concert in Paducah, KY Intimate house concert in the home of Carly & Shane.
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DIANE CLUCK (dianecluck.info) is a singer-songwriter of intuitive folk music based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She tours the US, UK and Europe, employing singing as a healing, textural experience in which audiences may wander, ponder, or simply be. Her vocal style has been noted for its clipped, glottal beauty, and described as an unlikely mix of Aaron Neville, the Baka people, and Joni Mitchellunaffected yet unusual. (NPR)
She accompanies herself on various instruments including guitar, piano, harmonium, zither, and a copper pipe instrument she built by hand. Time Out New York cited her as a brilliant idiosyncratic guitarist.
Diane released her seventh album Boneset through Important Records, featuring cellist Isabel Castellvi and drummer Anders Griffen. The album and singles received the distinction of premiering through NPRs First Listen, All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concert series.
She contributed to New Yorks burgeoning 'Antifolk' scene in the early 2000s. Since then, singer-songwriters Laura Marling, Florence Welch (of Florence And The Machine), and Sharon Van Etten have cited Dianes work as influential.
"Bell-clear and hotly austere, her lithe, dynamic voice hasn't much kin. Categorizing her as folk is simplistic. (Cluck) emanates something humble but mythic. Appalachia or ancient Athens? Both hum and lilt in the unpretentious drama of her airy songs." - Time Out New York