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Wednesday, March 28, 2018


(Dan Patlansky. Photo by Tobias Coetsee)

Legendary singer / songwriter and blues rock guitarist, Dan Patlansky will introduce his new album, Perfection Kills, to his KwaZulu-Natal fans at the Rockwood Theatre at Sibaya in April. He performs live for one night only on April 7, 2018.

The album is the follow-up to 2016’s critically acclaimed Introvertigo, which was voted the number one Blues Rock Album in the world by Blues Rock Review USA, and his ninth studio offering. What sets the new album, his tenth, apart from its predecessors is the honesty and live sound of the songs. Patlansky specifically recorded the 10 tracks to come across very close to what they will sound like when performing them live.

Perfection Kills was recorded and engineered by Jaco Naudé at Scherzo Productions, mixed by Stefan Swart in South Africa and mastered by Pete Lyman at Infrasonic Mastering USA. Patlansky produced the album himself, something he hasn’t done in years.

“I learnt so much working with Theo Crous, who was the producer on my previous two albums, Dear Silence Thieves and Introvertigo. I worked on pre-production and songwriting with Theo on a couple of the tracks for Perfection Kills and applied what I learnt to the recording and production process of the album.” He says. “Perfection Kills is all about my vision of making a record that still makes the songwriting a priority as in the past; the final product delivers a far more real and organic result.”

Perfection kills is a concept that Patlansky wholeheartedly believes in: “In any art form, perfection doesn’t exist because there is no yardstick to measure it by. The pursuit of perfection ends up doing far more harm to the art than good. This was the mindset we adhered to when we went into the recording studio; why try to be perfect?”

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