Weekend Witness : 2019-05-25

Leisure : 20 : 20

Leisure

LEISURE 20 Weekend Witness May 25, 2019 Delivering the Barnyard blues Dan Patlansky set to break in the new Barnyard Theatre this weekend ESTELLE SINKINS get­is­almos t­impossible­to­recreatein­a­li ve­set­on­s tage.­I­w anted­m yfans­to­be­able­to­buy­an­album­thatsounds­pretty­much­the­same­as­myshow,”­Patlansky­said. ­“We­recordedmo­st­of­the­album­li ve,­and­mos tlyin­one­t ake,­so­it­has­a­r eallylive,­or ganic­f eel.” When­asked­how­hewas­feeling­about­hisSama­nomination,Patlansky,­who­wasvoted­the­ninth­bestblues­guit arist­inthe­w orld­b y­ Total­ studio­album,­and­f ollows­on­fr omPatlansk­y’s­Dur ban­gig­is­p art­ofthe­brilliant­Dear­Silence­Thieves­anda­whistle-stop­tour­of­South­Africa,­both­of­w hich­w erewhich­will­also­see­him­perf ormingvote­d­the­number­one­blues­rock­alin­C ape­T own,­J ohannesbur­g­andbum­in­the­w orld­by­Blue s­Rock­RePretoria­before­he­flies­off­to­Germaview­ in­America. ny­f or­a­w eek­of­sho ws. All­the­songs­on­the­new­alWhen­he­returns­home,­he’s­hopbum­were­recorded­and­ening­to­do­a­few­more­of­his­Duo­Elecgineer­ed­by­Jaco­Naudétric­tours,­in­which­he­is­acompanied­at­Scher zo­P roducby­Dean­B arrett­on­k eyboard.tions,­mix ed­b y­St eHe­will­also­be­heading­to­Europefan­S wart­in­Southin­October­for­a­couple­weeks­of­tourAfrica,­and­mastered ing,­during­w hich­time­he­will­be­aby­Pete­Lyman­atspecial­guest­on­Walter­Trout’s­BritInfras­onic­M asterish­t our.ing­U SA. In­the­meantime,­f ans­can­cat chPatlansk­y­pr oducedhim­in­Dur ban­at­8­ pm­t odaythe­album­himself,­some(May­25)­at­the­Sunc oast­B arnyardthi­ng­he­hasn’ t­done­inTheatre.­Tickets­are­R175­at­iTickets.years:­“I­learnt­so­much­w orking•­Keep­in­touch­with­Dan­Patlanskyw­ith­Theo­Crous,­who­was­the­prothrough­his­w ebsiteduce­r­on­my­previous­two­albums­...www.danpatlans­ky.com­or­lik e­hisI­w orked­on­pr e-production­andFaceboo­k­p age:­danp atlanskymu­sic. songwritin­g­with­Crous­on­a­coupleYou­can­also­follow­him­on­Twitterof­the­tracks­for­Perfection­Kills­[email protected]­ky­and­Ins tagramappl­ied­what­I­learnt­to­the­recording @danpatlans­k­and­w atch­his­musicand­pr oduction­pr ocess­ of­the­alvideos­on­Y ouTube. bum,”­he­said. FANS­of­blue s­maestro­Dan­Patlansky­are­in­for­a­real­treat­when­he­performs­a­full­electric­set­in­Durban­thisweeken­d. “It’s­been­forever­since­I­played­inDurban,”­the­sing er­and­song writersaid,­“[ and]­probably­about­10­yearssince­I­w as­las t­ther e­with­the­fullband.­T he­las t­time­w as­at­the­oldBarnyar­d­Theatre­at­Gateway,­so­I’mlooking­forward­to­playing­at­the­newBarnyar­d­Theatre­at­Suncoast­and­tosee­ho w­that­w orks­out.” Patlansky,­who­has­been­nominated­for­a­South­African­Music­Award(Sama)­f or­his­lat est­album, ­ Perfec ­said­he­w as­looking­f orward­to­playing­fans­his­ne w­songs—­along­with­plenty­of­old­favourites. ­w hich­was­v otedthe­second­best­blues­rock­album­in2018­by­Blues­Rock­Review­USA,­hasa­more­organic,­li ve­feel­than­someof­his­pr evious­albums. “Often­w hen­y ou­pr oduce­an­album­in­the­studio,­the­sound­that­you­ Introverti­go, DID YOU KNOW? In February 2014, Dan Patlansky was chosen to open for Bruce Springstee­n in front of 64 000 people at the FNB Stadium in Johannesbu­rg as part of the American star’s tour. Guitar­&­M radar­in­Dec usic­- ember2018,­sa ys­it­is­al waysgreat­t o­be­r ecognised­f orwhat­y ou­do . “It­doe sn’t­mat ter­w hat­c ountrythe­accolade­comes­from,­it’s­alwaysgrea­t­to­get­a­pat­on­the­b ack­...­it’snot­so­much­about­the­a ward­itself,but­rather­that­people­have­taken­thetime­to­recognise­what­you­have­doneand­t o­r eward­that­eff ort,”­he­said. High Hopes tion­K ills, Perfection­K ills, Perfection­Kills­is­Patlansky’s­ninth­ • [email protected] PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGI NAL COPY . ORIGI NAL COPY . ORIGI NAL COPY . ORIGI NAL COPY . ORIGI NAL COPY . ORIGI NAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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