Tristan Omand- Review

Tristan Omand- Review

You are no good, you are born to lose and you are going to lose. The traveling musician fights this battle with each step they take. Wandering the country side with a guitar slung over their shoulder, a pole and a handkerchief filled with a day’s bread. Imagery of the 30’s, the dust bowl, and the squalor brought to the front of your mind. A solo musicians journey- a journey Tristan Omand has taken.

The radio is filled with songs of joy and songs of love. Let’s not be the ones to keep this going and lets us embrace Tristan Omand. His most recent release “Wandering Time” presents a picture of longing, sorrow and adventure. Recorded in the open rooms of the Kimball Jenkins Estate in Concord you can hear the emptiness and echo caught on tape. The raw vocal tries to push past the emptiness. Like a life on the road, the vocal sometimes wins against the cavern, other times it is overtaken, only to try again.

These are songs about you, about me, about the life we wish we could or couldn’t or didn’t have to lead. Faltering around the countryside; wandering or leading. Tristan’s machine may not kill fascists but….

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