Dry River Releasing Second Album Later This Year

Dry River has announced has announced that  their new album, Prayin’ for the Rain, is completed, and will be available for purchase soon, as both a digital download and a physical CD, from CD Baby, iTunes, andAmazon.com. Their website says the album is scheduled for official release on November 27, 2016. There will be a release party on at date and at a location to be announced

Track Listing:

  1. Lift This Stone
  2. Dry River Blues
  3. Lost in the World
  4. Breakfast
  5. Divided For Love
  6. Hildegard
  7. Death Comes Knockin’
  8. Free Man
  9. Lovesick Blues
  10. Lay Down and Die
  11. Makin’ Biscuits (Instrumental)
  12. Shine Your Light On Me
  13. Tryin’
  14. Who Am I


Oliver Althoen – Guitar, Vocals
Dave Forrest – Harmonica
Joel Helin – Bass, Backup Vocals
Ruben Ordiano – Drums

Guest musicians:

Paula Gabriel – Backup Vocals (Tracks 8, 12, and 14)
Satch Purcell – Tablas (Tracks 6 and 11)
Jeremy Hatch – Keyboard (tracks 6 and 14)

Art by Amber Mikelle
All songs by Oliver Althoen,
except Shine Your Light On Me by Oliver Althoen and Sinda Althoen, and Makin’ Biscuits by Dave Forrest

Dry River is a band from the banks of the Santa Ana River in Southern California:Oliver Althoen (guitar/vocals), and Dave Forrest (harmonica/occasional vocals), with Joel Helin (bass) and Ruben Ordiano (drums). Oliver is from Orange County and his day job is teaching music and chess. Dave is from the Inland Empire and he’s some kind of engineer. They play mostly acoustic, mostly original songs, mostly in the Folk/blues/Americana genres.

Their first album, Lost in the World, consisting of 10 original songs, is available from CD Baby, iTunes, and Amazon.com.

We’d previously blogged about these blokes: http://zeroequalstwo.net/dry-river-plays-songs-of-gloom-raunch-and-madness/

You can hear a Thelema, NOW interview with Althoen here: http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/4/f/7/4f7f03a44a5a0b64/Thelema_Now_Oliver_Althoen.mp3?c_id=7155022&destination_id=19469&expiration=1476799480&hwt=01b93592981835a476916acce1827e07


“Prayin’ for the Rain” Album

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