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Pete Kartsounes Music
Out Here On My Own vol.1 was released on August 7th, 2020 is straight to the song and directly from the heart. An "up close and personal" approach with just voice, guitar and some harmonica. No "bells and whistles" on this soul-filled compilation of Petes' writings.
Less is more sometimes!
Produced, Engineered, Mixed, and Performed by Pete Kartsounes
Mastered by David Glasser at Airshow Mastering / Boulder, CO
I'm very excited to release my first of many "singles". All proceeds go into the mastering of this song as well as the production of the next release.
"Broken is an 8 minute soul-filled journey that rides the waves of the human spirit and like most of Pete Kartsounes' writings; it ends with a silver lining."
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Pete is incredibly honored to be a new addition to the "sponsored artist" roster of Preston Thompson Guitars out of Sisters, OR. Their guitars are among the very best sounding guitars on the acoustic scene today. (Also played by artists Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle and Peter Rowan). It has been amazing watching this guitar come to life the past few months in the making.
"Master guitar luthier Preston Thompson and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce custom acoustic guitars that have the look, playing feel and above all, the sound of the best instruments from that original Golden Era of guitar making."
F E A T U R E D R E V I E W S
"The songs of Pete Kartsounes rival the caliber of the great songwriters of our time and are prolific beyond description."
–Gus Skinas, Sonoma Systems
“You may hear some blues, or folk, a little rock, maybe even a little bluegrass; whichever genre it is you can be certain that you'll be swept up.”
–Erika Iverson, ‘InsiderIowa’
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Air To Breathe
Out Here On My Own vol.1 was released on August 7th, 2020 is straight to the song and directly from the heart. An "up close and personal" approach with just voice, guitar and some harmonica.No "bells and whistles" on this soul-filled compilation of Petes' writings. Less is more sometimes!
Yours And Mine
Two Gypsy Souls
I'M ALIVE was released on June 1st, 2019. Petes new solo album is filled with 12 soul-filled songs of love, courage and gratitude and all entwined with superb musicianship that is sure to have you tapping your feet and leaving you inspired.
Memories Never End
UNWIND was released in 2014 and is sure to lift the spirits, inspire the soul, and soothe the heart. 12 songs from the most magical and beautiful place on Planet Earth.....The Kalalau Valley on Kauai's North Shore. Enjoy the MUSE....Aloha!
The Only Way I Know
The Only Way I Know was released in 2011 and is filled with amazing musicianship and eclectic flow. This self produced album crosses many boundries of Petes' writings including blues, bluegrass, jazz and folk
While The Band Plays On
Out Of Nowhere
Out Of Nowhere was released in 2007 and is an album for the acoustic lover. Its heavy on the bluegrass side of Petes' writings and is consumed with incredible artistry. Joined by many "well-knowns" in the bluegrass world, this album is a foot tapper and a testimony for Petes' love for bluegrass.
Love Is Everything
Take My Blues Away
The Colors Of My Mind was released in 1999 and is Petes' first release. Saxophone heavy (and thats a good thing) and full folk and blues. There are certainly tracks on this CD that stand the test of time in Petes writing.