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LONELYVILLE (released April 1, 2022)
Songs about people who live in isolation. Produced by Dusty & Martin John Butler. Mixed by Martin John Butler at Two Dogs Studio, NYC. Recorded at Casa dei Pini, East Chatham, NY. Mastered at Welcome to 1979, Nashville. Original cover painting by Steve Keene, design by Bob Delevante, & photo by Michael Weintrob. CDs via PayPal/Venmo $15 each to: email@example.com
"Stare Into the Sun" (2021)
My mother once told me that if you did drugs you'd end up staring into the sun and going blind. An homage to carefree days playing underneath the healing sunlight. Produced by Dusty Wright & Martin John Butler. Mixed by Martin John Butler at Two Dogs Studio, NYC. Recorded at Casa dei Pini, East Chatham, NY. Mastered by Maggie Luthar at Welcome to 1979, Nashville. Cover design by d. Bindi.
"Tree of Life" (2021)
"Swamp rock biblical." - Robert Cochrane/UK An homage to the trees of Gaia. Trees talk to us; we need to listen. First single from forthcoming album Lonelyville. Produced by Martin John Butler & Dusty Wright. Mixed by Martin John Butler at Two Dogs Studio, NYC. Recorded at Casa dei Pini, NY. Mastered by Margaret Luthar at Welcome To 1979, Nashville. Original cover artwork by Kevin Mackall.
"Friend of the Devil" (2021)
This is one of my favorite tunes from one of my favorite bands. Fourth song in my series of favorite Americana cover tunes. Produced by Martin John Butler & Dusty Wright. Mixed by Martin John Butler at Two Dogs Studio, NYC. Recorded at Casa dei Pini, NY. Mastered by Margaret Luthar at Welcome To 1979, Nashville. Original cover artwork by painter Pablo Iglesias Prada!
"The Long Black Veil" (2021)
This is one of my favorite Americana tunes. Inspired by both The Band and Nick Cave’s versions. Produced by Dusty Wright. Mixed by Martin John Butler & Dusty Wright at Straus Park Studio, NYC. Mastered by Sage Audio, Nashville. Dusty Wright - vocals, guitars, mellotron, drums & percussion, Kevin Mackall - bass.
CAN ANYONE HEAR ME? (2020)
Songs for humans on Earth. Eleven tunes about child abuse, gun violence, prejudice, economic inequalities, Covid, broken hearts, and hope. Co-produced and mixed by Dan Cardinal. Linocut cover art by UK-based Kester Hackney. Buy/stream the album via links below. CDs via Venmo/PayPal at $15 each: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Bad Moon Rising" (2019)
Fires raging out of control, mega hurricanes destroying everything in their path, earthquakes, tornados... Mother Nature always has the final say. It was written by John Fogerty, released by his band Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1969. This timeless song has always resonated with me, but I approached it from a more reflective mood.
"Book of Tears" (2019)
Gun violence in America is out of control. Thoughts and prayers will not bring back the dead. We need common sense gun reform now! Buy/stream the single via one of the links. Cover art by Pablo Iglesias Prada.
GLIDING TOWARDS OBLIVION (2018)
Dusty's 7th album completes his existential ruminations trilogy that began in 2011 with If We Never..., followed by Caterwauling Towards the Light (2017), and ending with Gliding Towards Oblivion. Cover art by Daniel Martin Diaz. Buy/stream the album via links below. Order CDs via PayPal/Venmo $15 each at: email@example.com
"Mellow Yellow" (2018)
Here's a swinging new arrangement of Donovan's timeless classic from the '60s. He said Dusty's version reminded him of Mose Allison and Blossom Dearie. The track features him on background vocals. Buy/stream the single via one of the links. Check out the blissed-out video here!
CATERWAULING TOWARDS THE LIGHT (2017)
Dusty's critically-lauded 5th solo album was dedicated to his deceased father Joseph and younger brother David. Cover art by photographer Hyuna Shin. Buy/stream the album via links below. Order CDs via PayPal/Venmo $15 each at: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Round & Round" (2013)
Originally recorded for David Lynch's TM Music Foundation, this song is a meditation on love and life. Recorded at Applehead Studios in Woodstock with guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist/organist Bob Brockman, and drummer Bobby Bird Burke. Cover art by painter Claire Petit. Buy/stream the single via links.
"It's About Time" (2012)
This protest single was written during the Occupy Wall Street movement. It features bassist Peppy Castro (Blues Magoos), drummer Neil Nunziato, vocalist Terry Radigan, lead guitarist JP Bowersock (Ryan Adams), and guitarist David Ashdown. Listen to it by clicking on the cover. Buy/stream the single via the links. YouTube video by director Ernie Fritz.
IF WE NEVER... (2011)
A rumination on life and love, this album features the single "Secret Window," written for the Johnny Depp film of the same name. That single won music video award at the LA Film & Script Festival. Watch it in the Gallery section. Cover art by Jeff Zenick. Buy/stream the album via links below. Order CDs via PayPal/Venmo $15 each at: email@example.com
"Christmas (Is Coming Down)" (2010)
This holiday song was the lead track for the Holiday Heart Hospice Awareness & Benefit CD. Joining Dusty on this timeless tune were friends Kenny Margolis (Cracker, Mink Deville), Dan Levine (They Might Be Giants), David Ogilvy, and Laura Fay Lewis. Buy/stream the single via one of the links.
"I'm Still In Love (w/You)" (2008)
From the unreleased soundtrack to the Ricky Gervais movie Ghost Town, this beloved tune remains one of Dusty's most popular digital releases. It features his friends Orville Davis on bass, Mark Lonergan on lead guitar, and Ron Spitzer on drums. Buy/stream the single via links.
Because 11 is always one better than 10, this roots-rockin' album was hailed by critics everywhere. Check out the infectious track "Cherry Red Mustang" written for the Ford Motor Company's muscle car anniversary by clicking on the cover. Cover art by Mary Ann Inouye. Buy/stream the album via links below. Order CDs via PayPal/Venmo $15 each at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Formed with cellist Matt Goeke, bassist Anton Oppenheimer, and djembe wizard Yael Shacham, this quartet was a juggernaut in the New York City music scene. Their rousing version of Brian Eno's classic "Baby's On Fire" is sill considered one of their coolest cover choices. Buy/stream the album via links; order CD through BandCamp.
A soundtrack to an unmade modern Western created for a film/theater project, this wonderfully eclectic album features some of Dusty's best friends on many of the tracks including guitarists Robert Quine (Lou Reed, Richard Hell & The Voidoids), David Lee Waters (The Waters Project), and Mark Lonergan (Band of Susans). Buy/stream the album via links. First use of his iconic petroglyph logo.
DUSTY WRIGHT (1997)
Recorded in London and co-produced by singer-songwriter David Ogilvy, Dusty's debut features "Ghosts" one of his favorite songs in his catalog and still a vital tune in his live sets. It was also made into an extraordinary video by the San Diego-based artist Shilo Jenz. Check it out in the Gallery section. Buy/stream the entire album via links.
DUSTY WRIGHT ICON LOGO T-SHIRT
The official Dusty Wright icon logo was first used on the Dust! album. The logo design was inspired by the Petroglyphs of the Anasazi Native Americans. Buy it and all of Dusty's other cool swag (t-shirts, stickers, tote bags, Covid masks, art prints, etc.) from his Threadless storefront. Click on the link to access his private shop.