I couldn’t afford humans and didn’t want to step into the cheesy world of automated sequencers where you hit a button and the whole band starts to play, then you’ve got to solo along or sing on top of it.
Then I step on the same button in time and it repeats what I just played or sang.
Once that initial loop is created, I can layer on a bass line or a drum line and then have this layer that I just created in front of an audience that I could sing over and solo over. Everything is created onstage in front of the audience.” If it sounds complicated, it is: but the basic thrust is that the technology has allowed Williams to go out on tour week after week, year after year, and play music by himself—without limiting his sound to what we most often associate with the solo singer-songwriter: a guy strumming a guitar and singing.
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Since he first appeared on the scene in the early ’90s, Williams has defined the term independent artist. Keller built his reputation initially on his engaging live performances, no two of which are ever alike. His stage shows are rooted around Keller singing his compositions and choice cover songs, while accompanying himself on acoustic guitar.
“Each record,” he continues, “is a little snapshot of history.
I like to think of it as a period piece for an artist.
The Black Feathers are an award winning duo from Gloucestershire in England.
The perfectly paired voices of Sian Chandler and Ray Hughes intertwine effortlessly to create a genre defying sound, combining elements of folk, roots, Americana, and southern rock.
Once he began releasing recordings, Williams was embraced by an even wider community of music fans, particularly the jam band crowd.