Kris Gruen

Kris Gruen, currently based in Vermont, was born in New York City with music in his blood, thanks to his father, iconic rock photographer Bob Gruen. His first album, Lullaby School, dealt in the Bon Iver-esque territory of subdued whisper-folk, while the sophomore release, Part of it All, takes a broader, more electrified approach, largely thanks to new collaborations. Contributing musicians and friends include drummer Butch Norton (The Eels, Lucinda Williams, Rufus Wainwright), bassist Sebastian Steinberg (Soul Coughing, Dixie Chicks), Nashville’s Jason Goforth on lapsteel, and drummer Nick Brown from The Dig.

Featured song: “Cemetery”

Part Of It All is available from Mother West.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://b-t-r.co/QZ7KdT

Official website: http://www.krisgruen.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kris-Gruen/121892744531341
Twitter: @krisgruen

Upcoming tour dates:
10/22 @ Rockwood Music Hall, NYC

About BTR Live Studio:
BTR Live Studio features a mix of breaking and established musicians playing exclusive sets in our studios, then sitting down for a chat with host Maia MacDonald. Maia is a musician and DJ who’s been involved with the music scene for a number of years and has a knack for asking the questions that musicians actually enjoy answering. Watch more episodes of BTR Live Studio on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/btrlivestudio

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