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Wovenhand
David Eugene Edwards live 20040525.jpg
David Eugene Edwards live 2004
Background information
Origin Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Alternative country
Years active 2001–present
Labels Glitterhouse Records, Sounds Familyre, Deathwish Inc.
Associated acts 16 Horsepower, Lilium
Website Official website
Members David Eugene Edwards
Ordy Garrison
Chuck French
Gregory Garcia Jr.
Neil Keener
Past members Daniel McMahon
Paul Fonfara
Shane Trost
Peter Van Laerhoven
Pascal Humbert

Wovenhand (also spelled as Woven Hand) is an alternative country band from Denver, Colorado led by former 16 Horsepower lead singer David Eugene Edwards. Woven Hand's music combines elements of neofolk, alternative country, post-rock, punk, industrial music, folk rock, old-time music and native American music, among other influences.[1]

History[edit]

The band began in 2001 as a solo project for Edwards while 16 Horsepower was taking a temporary hiatus.[2] Woven Hand's first live shows were performed by Edwards and multi-instrumentalist Daniel McMahon; the self-titled debut album was released in 2002 on Glitterhouse Records. Performances following this record featured Edwards, McMahon, drummer Ordy Garrison and cellist Paul Fonfara. 2003 saw the release of Blush Music, the score to a dance performance mostly composed of reworked material from the first record. Touring behind this album featured Shane Trost replacing Fonfara.

In 2004, Consider the Birds was released on the Sounds Familyre label, which has also released the previous Woven Hand releases domestically. Edwards performed the bulk of the instrumentation in the studio; he and Garrison toured behind the record as a two-piece. 16 Horsepower disbanded the following year, and Edwards further focused his attention on Woven Hand. Peter van Laerhoven, a Belgian guitarist, was added to the lineup, while McMahon and Trost became inactive with the group.

After 2006's Mosaic, Pascal Humbert, a founding member of 16 Horsepower, became the band's bassist. 2008's Ten Stones was the first record from the group written and performed collaboratively – the project had thus evolved into a proper band, albeit with Edwards firmly at its head. In 2009, the band operated as a three-piece, sans Van Laerhoven.

Their fifth studio album, The Threshingfloor was released in June 2010. Shortly thereafter, the group announced touring plans opening for the progressive metal band Tool.[3]

September 2012 saw the release of Wovenhand's sixth studio album, The Laughing Stalk, produced by Alexander Hacke (who along with Edwards is participating in the reunion of Australian post-punk band Crime And The City Solution). Wovenhand's lineup for the album was changed once again, as Humbert quit and new bassist Gregory Garcia Jr. along with second guitarist Chuck French were brought in. The resulting record was described as being "the most heavy incarnation that ever existed of Wovenhand".[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Blush Music (2003) [performance score]
  • Blush (Original Score) (2003) [performance score]
  • Puur (2006) [performance score]
  • Black of the Ink (2011) [Book + 6-track EP re-recorded Best-of]
  • Live at Roepaen (2012) [CD/2LP + DVD]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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RockOnNet
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:52:30 -0800

Niti ne tako čudno, saj je že po prvem posluhu jasno, da je sedmi plošček zasedbe Wovenhand mišičast, fizično naporen postpunkerski izlet po stranpoteh neo-folka, karkoli že ta pojem predstavlja. Refractorx Obdurate je heavy mentalna mešanica ...

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24sata
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:17:40 -0800

Ovaj sastav će nastupiti 25. aprila u dvorani “Amerikana” Doma omladine Beograda. Wovenhand se ne može opisati uobičajenim terminima i staviti u uobičajene okvire. Njihov zvuk je organska mešavina neofolka, postroka, panka, alternativnog kantrija i ...

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:33:45 -0800

... - Na naše koncerte ljudi ne dolaze samo zato što se bend zadesio u vašem gradu. Znaju u šta se upuštaju ako dođu. Čitali su ili čuli o nama. Ovo nije zabava, naši koncerti nisu žurke, čak mogu biti pomalo neugodni. Ali ljudi svejedno dolaze ...
 
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:26:15 -0800

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:53:57 -0800

Творчеството му с WOVENHAND и 16 HORSEPOWER е повлияло и вдъхновило много музиканти от световната алтернативна сцена. С музиката си участва в contemporary dance проекти като филма “Blush” на Wim Vandekaybus/Ultima Vez.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:22:45 -0700

In 2001, while 16 Horsepower were on hiatus, Edwards formed Wovenhand, a new outlet for his increasingly outré tastes. Since then, Wovenhand have released six studio albums that truly belong to no genre: There are elements of folk, noise, post-punk ...
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