After about twenty albums and nearly thirty years residing in the Live Music Capital, Guy Forsyth is about to unveil the next installment in his already expansive catalogue. Longtime listeners of Forsyth are quick to associate his songwriting with that of Austin blues genre, but he’s recently swapped out his electric guitar for an acoustic one in pursuit of Americana. Forsyth is now headed even further down that electric-acoustic spectrum with his traditional no-electronics-allowed quintet, The Hot Nut Riveters. Exploring elements of bluegrass, country, folk and to some extent traditional pop and blues, Guy Forsyth & The Hot Nut Riveters’s 21st century compositions easily cohere to the “old time” music Forsyth seeks to emulate. Forsyth most likely won’t be breaking out the blues tomorrow night at the Cactus Cafe for the Hot Nut Riveters CD release show but he’s also no stranger to KUTX’s Studio 1A – he stopped by Studio 1A this past Wednesday for a three-song performance culminating in “300 Miles”.
-Jack Anderson (Host Monday-Wednesday 8-11pm, Saturday 6-10am)