Folk,  Indie

K-K-K-Kaki

Has anyone checked out Kaki King? Kaki is a young guitar vituouso, who counts Michael Hedges and Alex de Grassi among her biggest influences. I saw her video last night (“Playing with Pink Noise”), and was impressed. She plays guitar in an unconventional over the fret style, and taps the fret like a percussive instrument. She has a laid back and cool demeanor that’s just fun to watch. She kicks back while her fingers are flying all up and down her fret. Check out her web site to see the full video for “Playing with Pink Noise”…

Check this tune out. Starts off innocent enough, but she achieves lift-off soon enough. Cool stuff.

Listen: Kaki King – Close Your Eyes and You’ll Burst Into Flames (mp3)
Buy: Legs to Make Us Longer

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