Similar to the sounds of Bob Dylan, Patrick Ames keeps the listener interested with simple melodies and lyrics coupled with sloppy rock beats and an acoustic guitar. Perfect for a lazy summer evening drinkin’ beers with good friends next to a lake kinda music.
It’s amazing how much music can come out of such simplicity. To me, that can be one sign of a great songwriter and Patrick Ames fits that persona perfectly.
“One Of Your Traps” has an entrancing pink floyd-esque aftertaste to it…this song is trippy! The song starts simple enough but as it grows a slight guitar delay mixed with an organ takes hold in the background and boy is it sweet. This song is particularly sweet in the way the Patrick delivers the vocal.
This guy has a great style that I really enjoy. He may be a 60 year old man but his sound has that “new vintage” sound that the kids are gonna love! Seriously, this is great songwriting!!
“You’ll Have To Wait A Little Longer” starts off with a jam that’s pretty cool…doesn’t really go anywhere but it’s a cool intro. The song itself is a bit of a jaunt from the other tunes. Psychedelic rock would be the best way to describe the finale. Maybe not rock…psychedelic folk? Either way this journey into music is a captivating one. I suggest a few listens if you have a hard time adjusting to the contrast this song brings to the record.
In conclusion, psychedelic class folk/rock lovers check out this new project from Patrick Ames!! This is a project that the indie music community should get behind and support. Remember, we promote and enjoy all genres of music here at Indie Music Plus. We believe everyone that has quality indie music deserves to be heard. Patrick Ames is no exception. You can tell by listening to his music that he truly puts his heart and soul into what he is doing. I encourage you to download the new EP from Patrick Ames, “Mutually” by clicking on the iTunes link below. SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC OF ALL GENRES!