Archive for March 20th, 2012

Chris Standring – Electric Wonderland

British guitarist Chris Standring is well acquainted with the habits of the music industry. To stay in the public interest of music fans, it is essential to draw their attention with regular publications.

This experience internalized Chris pleased the community with his albums Velvet (1998), Hip Sway (2000), Groovalicious (2003), Soul Express (2006), Love and Paragraphs (2008), Blue Bolero (2010), and Send Me Some Snow (2011), a collaboration with singer Kathrin Shorr.

The year 2012 welcomes him back with his new album Electric Wonderland. There is less orchestration like on Blue Bolero. Chris returned to a personal style playing a Fender Stratocaster instead his archtop jazz guitar and that without a pick. He comments: “When I put it down and played with my fingers and listened back to it, it felt more musical, much more intimate. I found myself gravitating more to that sound. It’s also how I’m playing live now.”

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