“the band crafted a subtly unique blend of musical styles, roping in funk, country, saloon blues, folk, even touches of psychedelia. The result is oddly familiar, yet refusing to ever settle into a single retro style; a sound which is old and new at once.” L. A. based Round Magazine review (06.21.21)
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Kathryn’s fascination with her wah pedal, desire to dance and her eclectic music collection informed both her vocal style, songwriting & composition. Albert delved into his accumulated musical and songwriting prowess for his bass interpretations saying “Every bass line is a melody.”
An essential ingredient for their new modern soul sound was the creative connection between Blue Dirt Girl’s Kathryn Sutherland and recording engineer Dan Ponich. Read more about Kathryn and Dan’s artistic kinship.
Kathryn and Albert perform as a duo. Blue Dirt Girl also performs as a trio or quartet with either Tony Lee on drums, Dan Ponich on synthesizer, keys, electric guitar or Baylie Adams saxophone. The band performs amplified or acoustic.
Listen to Blue Dirt Girl’s entire music catalogue here including: ‘Crazy Beautiful album’ (2016), 5 singles (2017-2020), ‘Nothing is as it was’ EP (2021) and latest No Street Signs No Straight Lines album. (2023)