Balsams on NPR Music Best of 2017 list

Viking’s Choice: The Year In Cathartic Screams And Meditative Drones

Chuck Johnson

Chuck Johnson

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Chuck Johnson often writes for solo acoustic guitar, but lately has been stretching his ambient composition skills with the tenderness heard throughout his discography. For Balsams, he layers loops of pedal steel guitar that rest on the edge of dusk, just when the tumult of day subsides and seeps into the soul’s reflection.

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