Limited edition Agapao poster
Almost a year to the day after the release of Agapao, Makerworks is pleased to announce a limited edition poster which features Christoph Mueller’s cover artwork as he originally designed it in collaboration with Willem Maker. Christoph spent so many hours and so much ink on this work, and there’s been such positive feedback regarding the album cover, it seemed like an obvious choice to have it...
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“There are blues records that make you climb the sacred mountain, with the wolves to wait for the moon. And this time, the shaman you’re talking about is called Willem Maker…” - courtesy of Google Translate
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If you’re in the B’Ham area, Lennie’s part of a folk art exhibit at the Shelby County Arts Council until April 26th. www.folkartblues.com
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Hash Magazine demo exclusive
Happy Holidays everyone! The kind folks at Hash Magazine have seen fit to share a Maker demo of “In the Bedrock” from his forthcoming EP, Ain’t Dead Yet, six songs inspired by Skip James and his infamous, cross-note Spanish tuning. The genesis of these tunes occurred just before those of Agapao, and this EP should be considered a spookier, blusier companion to the more luminous gospel undercurrent...
Hash Magazine features Agapao
Heads up y’all: Willem Maker made the cover of a cool new, Brooklyn-based magazine called Hash! This is only their second issue, which can be read online or downloaded for free, so go show ‘em some love and check it out for an in-depth feature by M. Sean Ryan regarding the making of Agapao and Makerworks history in general.
Agapao in the New York Times
Can you believe, according to Ben Ratliff of the New York Times, Agapao is “one of the great one man recordings” ever made? However debatable this proclamation may be (but of course we wholeheartedly agree), what a wonderful way to break two months of complete critical silence following Willem Maker’s newest release! “The Freq” was chosen for the Popcast Song of the Week, and you can tune in here....
Agapao out now
After a complicated, incredibly drawn-out production process that even included an entire reprint of the packaging, Agapao finally arrived to the mountain yesterday in perfect condition and is even more beautiful than we hoped, just in time for today’s physical release. So head on over to the new Makerworks shop, where you can order it direct, along with Willem’s earlier discs and t-shirts. Hope...