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Re: Howie Day
Kim Flint wrote:
> I saw Howie Day open for Tori Amos. He was really good, and the Tori
> fans seemed to dig him. Fairly straightforward singer/songwriter/guitar
> strummer thing. He uses loops and delays extensively throughout his
> performance on both his guitar and vocals, and integrates it into his
> sound in a very organic way. It's all very supportive of the songs and
> fills out the sound with extra parts and harmonies and such, created on
> the fly. He frequently creates percussion loops out of taps on different
> parts of his acoustic guitar. It works very well.
My wife saw Howie Day at a Tori Amos concert as well and was impressed
enough to buy me his CD. After listening to the CD, I was unimpressed.
Mainstream radio blah. Sounds like he puts on a good live show though.