Eclectic Austin-based songwriter’s new single “Two of a Kind” available now via Austin’s NPR affiliate KUT.
Aimee Bobruk as photographed by Holly Bronko.
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“Two of a Kind” is the first single from the upcoming album /ba.’brook/ by Aimee Bobruk
“To be savored from beginning to end... Nothing short of a work of art.” – Performing Songwriter
“The track itself was produced to sound like an old recording brought back to life,” Austin’s Aimee Bobruk says of “Two of a Kind,” the first single from her upcoming new album /ba.’brook/ (a phonetic spelling of her last name), scheduled for release on January 29th, 2013. Bobruk recently discussed the album with Austin’s NPR affiliate KUT on the “Texas Music Matters” program. Listen to the interview here.
“It’s kind of like what happened with Elvis’s ‘A Little Less Conversation,” Bobruk continues. “My original demo vocal was very shaky and lo-fi, and I loved the fragile texture of it, but I told my producer that there was no way I could ever reproduce it. So, he started arranging the song into a duo that would consist of my old vocal side-by-side with the new track and we ultimately produced a song that morphs back and forth, between old and new, with one voice from two different times.”
On the upcoming new album, Bobruk chose to collaborate with producer/bassist Brian Beattie and drummer Dony Wynn. Beattie hails from Austin’s avant-garde punk rock band Glass Eye and has produced albums for Daniel Johnston, Okkervil River, Bill Callahan and Shearwater. Wynn has worked with such artists as Robert Plant and Robert Palmer and is known for building his drum kits out of everything from banana peels to filing cabinets.
“Two of a Kind” is the first single and video from Aimee Bobruk’s upcoming new album /ba.’brook/, scheduled for release on January 29th, 2013. Bobruk is available for interviews. Contact Josh Bloom at Fanatic for more information.
Aimee Bobruk Live
11/14 Austin, TX @ Driskill Hotel
11/17 Austin, TX @ Whip In
12/08 Austin, TX @ The Scoot Inn
01/25 Huntsville, TX @ Crazywood Record Release Show, 730PM
01/26 Austin, TX @ Continental Club Record Release Show, 830PM
02/16 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall Record Release Show, 6PM
(S/R – Jan. 29th, 2013)
01. A Day in the Life
04. Do You Remember
05. In Your Own Language
06. Perfect Circumstance
07. Is There Nothing
09. Trigger Finger
11. Desert Bloom
Aimee Bobruk Links
Contact Josh Bloom at Fanatic Promotion