ANNA ASH is a Michigan born, currently Los Angeles based, musician. Her music has been featured on the Showtime series’ Billions and Masters of Sex, as well as Freeform’s The Fosters. Her 2016 self-released album, Floodlights, received attention from the Huffington Post and Elmore magazine, and placements on Spotify’s Fresh Finds, Torch and Twang, Noir, and Fresh Folk playlists. In 2013, her first album, These Holy Days, was released in Japan on Tugboat Records, but since then, she has been self-releasing her albums.
Her latest record, L.A. Flame, was mixed by Grammy-award-winning engineer Ryan Freeland (Ray LaMontagne, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Henry). The album was tracked over the course of four days at Mark Rains’ Stationhouse Studio in Echo Park. It features Theo Katzman (Vulfpeck) on drums, Aaron Stern (Curtis Harding) on bass, Lee Pardini (Dawes) on piano, and Matt LaRocca, Jason Roberts (Norah Jones), Brian Whelan, and James Cornelison on guitars. Ash self-produced this album, and engineered most of the overdubs at her home in Mt. Washington. It was released on vinyl in collaboration with Black Mesa Records in January, 2020.
Support from ELAINE PALMER
Elaine Palmer hails from an isolated village up on the North Yorkshire Moors but travels back and forward to her family in Phoenix Arizona. Her music has slight tinges of both country and folk with a dark and edgy grit at times. Elaine has built a reputation for her distinctive voice and emotive mesmerizing stage presence. Elaine has released a handful of records and toured the UK and USA, sharing a stage with the likes of Paolo Nutini, Jonathan Richman, Patty Griffin, Jesca Hoop.
MOJO – ‘With a beautifully conversational voice, an unerring sense of melody and a bittersweet and wistful repertoire, Elaine Palmer is undoubtedly a talent’
NE VOLUME – ‘I believe that if there is some possible way that Karen Anne Carpenter, Stevie Nicks and Jonny Cash had a child together, that child would be Elaine.’