The Western States Motel – New EP

The Western States Motel is the name given to the work of Monterey, CA native and Los Angeles resident Carl Jordan, whose first endeavor was the soundtrack to a short documentary on Johnny Cash’s infamous 1968 concert at Folsom Prison.   His latest EP, Painted Birds Flying in the Orange Mirror Sun, was recorded in the confines of his LA home and sounds like a sunnier, more optimistic Elliot Smith.  And that’s A-OK by me.

Take a listen to ‘Oh World:

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