Kat Wright and The Still Tide
Lulus Downstairs LLC
107 Manitou Ave
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO 80829
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The Still Tide-
Anna Morsett has never been in one place for too long. Whether traveling in her mind or in actual transit, she has always been searching for the steadiness that her band name implies: The Still Tide.
While Morsett’s project has gone through several iterations, hometowns and releases, the one constant has been her honest, intentional and luminous brand of indie rock. Influenced as much by growing up in the Pacific Northwest as by her experiences traveling the globe as a tech for artists such as The Tallest Man on Earth and Kaki King, The Still Tide is Morsett’s true and heartfelt landing place for her confessional lyrics and intricate guitar work.
With the use of alternate tunings, uncommon capos and a sea of reverb as the signature underpinning for her dynamic voice, Morsett has carved out a space that seems as much for herself as it is for us. “Writing and playing music has always made me feel like I belonged to something other, something beyond myself. It always had the answer before I could think of the question and settled me in the world, made sense of it, of myself. I feel like I’m still making music for my own heart just as much as I am for the hearts of others, hoping they might be carried by it as much as I’ve been”.
From her early days of playing deserted open mics in Portland to years spent singing along with the echoes of stairwells and bathrooms of converted factory buildings in Brooklyn, Morsett has indeed been carried by music, much of it her own. Having sung her songs from west to east, over to Europe and back again, she has come a long way from those youthful beginnings. Whether playing out now with the full band or soulfully on her own, Morsett’s engaging live performances are evidence of miles traveled and of the seasoned musician she’s become along the way.
In response to the limitations of the pandemic Josh, Bob & I have been leaning hard into the trio formation: showcasing our folky/rootsy selves, all stripped down, a triangulation of our strengths, our bareness, our imperfect humanness, our voices, our ferocious tenderness, our love of songs and singing and story.
We three have been hard at work this winter on our very first acoustic EP. In addition to creating new arrangements for two existing songs, we offer a Harry Nilsson cover as well as a brand new original about running away to the (Bread & Puppet) circus. It is our first time recording & producing ourselves in our own studio & we’re really pleased with how things came out.