Daniel Martin Moore is a singer and songwriter (and a great many other things arguably less relevant to this particular piece of text) from Cold Spring, Kentucky. On the strength of an unsolicited demo he sent us in January of 2007, Sub Pop released Stray Age in October of 2008, a quietly striking album and Daniel’s debut full-length. And, in February of 2010, we released Dear Companion, an album written and performed by Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore together, and produced by Jim James from My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk. Part of the intention with Dear Companion was to draw attention to the problem of Mountaintop Removal (MTR) coal mining, but the music stood on its own as well (Filter: “This is one painfully beautiful record”). Between the release of Stray Age and now, Daniel’s been busy, touring with Ben and Jim (including a July ‘10 performance at the Newport Folk Festival), opening for Iron & Wine, The Swell Season and My Morning Jacket, appearing on NPR’s World Café, doing the things associated writing, recording and releasing music.
In the Cool of the Day is Daniel’s new record and here’s what the aforementioned Jim James had to say about it:
daniel martin moore’s in the cool of the day all started with an old piano, situated in the heart of cincinnati’s wvxu studios. what had been scheduled to be a routine interview and in-studio performance turned into otherworldly inspiration when moore sat down and plunked away at the old 9-foot steinway, once used as the main instrument by the cincinnati symphony orchestra. god spoke to moore that day through the ancient piano’s reverberant tones, and expanded…
Daniel Martin Moore is a singer and songwriter from Cold Spring, Kentucky. On the strength of an unsolicited demo he sent us in January of 2007, Sub Pop released…
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