|Steven R. Smith is some
guy from someplace and Im sure if I dug up the press kit I could
tell you all sorts of wonderful and interesting things about him but
that is not what I am here to do and besides that I dont read
press kits. He has immaculate design sense. All his records use an
identical font for their titles & song titles, which lends them
a marvelous uniformity. He makes instrumental records, mainly guitar
stuff, maybe entirely guitars. I dont know. The liner notes
are really spare and dont really tell you all that much. The
cover of the new one is so damned pretty I could look at it all day.
But thats neither here nor there. The thing is that Steven R.
Smith has a vision, and visions are hard to come by, and his is quieter
than most, and my fatigue is only going to allow me one or maybe two
more paragraphs in which to tell you about it, so we had better get