The Devon songwriter has travelled further from the safe nu-folk of his debut album with each subsequent release. That journey continues as he introduces a new producer on ‘Collections From The Whiteout’.
For his sixth studio album as The White Buffalo, Jake Smith focused on feel and mood, letting his “primitive” playing and distinctive baritone do the work. But first he had to get hammered with Shooter Jennings.
This scaled-down sibling to the White Falcon is one of the coolest Gretsch models of all time. Yet although the Penguin has recently enjoyed a resurgence in a variety of hues, on launch it proved almost as flightless as its avian namesake.