World Cafe Next

World Cafe Next: Daughn Gibson

fromWXPN

Daughn Gibson. i i

Daughn Gibson. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist
Daughn Gibson.

Daughn Gibson.

Courtesy of the artist

Playlist

"Kissin' On The Blacktop"
"Phantom Rider"

Pennsylvania singer-songwriter Daughn Gibson has a deep baritone voice like Johnny Cash and a country style not unlike Lee Hazlewood. Toss in a few electronic loops and bagpipes, and Gibson's second album, Me Moan, is a spooky production.

The former drummer of the metal band Pearls & Brass released his first solo album, All Hell, in 2012. Gibson learned to love the storytelling of country music while working as a long-haul trucker, and those late-night drives seemed to contribute to his aesthetic, as well: There are ghosts in Gibson's machine, intense and unlike anything you've heard in a while.

World Cafe Playlist for July 8, 2013

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.