Chicky Stoltz calls himself “a reflective mountain man.” A resident of the Mad River Valley he says he considers himself “extra storyteller than a musician.” However musician he’s.
On his fourth recording venture “Camp Recording #4,” we now have an album of indie rock songs, seven in all and Half-hour-plus of music. The songs are beat-oriented with numerous electrical guitar, keyboard, drums and percussion. If nothing else, this album will get you dancing and tapping your ft.
Stolz says he loves “all types of music, however I at all times come again to Americana and darker indie rock.” He consists of Tom Waits, Chris Whitley, Queens of the Stone Age, and PJ Harvey amongst his influences and is presently “digging on Kevin Morby.” Followers hear hints of Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen, and Pink Floyd in his music.
“There are various types of music on this report,” says Stoltz, “however to place it below one umbrella, I might name my music “darkish satire-songwriter.”
Stolz, like many musicians in the present day, used pandemic break day from performing to report in his house studio. He performs all of the devices and sings all of the vocals. Utilizing digital manipulation on a number of tracks permits him to imitate a feminine voice. Whereas this could sound actually false when executed poorly, Stolz pulls this off with no signal of inauthenticity.
Stolz has been performing as a solo artist round New England for a decade. He usually performs as a one-man band with kick drum, hi-hat, and guitar. Sometimes, Chuck Gaidys accompanies him on lead guitar.
Whereas a gifted guitarist, Stolz is at the start a drummer. He says he’s “performed numerous reveals across the Northeast and been concerned in lots of bands starting from salsa to steel,” as a drummer.
Many musicians discover themselves taking over twin roles of their house studio as engineer and musician.
“The method of constructing these albums is the true pleasure for me,” Stolz mentioned. “I write the songs whereas I report them. However with this report, I really feel I’ve gotten to a degree the place it’s a adequate sonic high quality to attempt to share with as many individuals as I can attain.”