It is such a huge honour to share that I was involved in a big way in helping to prepare the latest posthumous release by the great Arthur Russell. By the magic of the Universe, I was gifted the opportunity of meeting some of Arthur’s family and the manager of the Arthur Russell Estate, Mr. Steve Knutson. I was enlisted to help sift through Arthur’s massively expansive archives and perform audio restoration as well as some editing and mixing for the new album. How surreal it was to be alone with hours upon hours of unreleased recorded work by one of my greatest heros. The resulting album includes, somehow, some of my very favorite Arthur Russell songs. I cannot recommend Iowa Dream enough, and can’t thank Steve and Tom Lee enough for entrusting me with this task. For further reading please feel free to check out this wonderful article by Jack Denton for NPR. BLESSED BE!