January 23, 2009
LIVE AT BAKER STUDIOS — Shane Philip (Independent)* * *
It took British Columbia’s one-man-band Shane Philip three hours to set up, nine hours to record, and 12 hours to mix “Live at Baker Studios.” Even Jack Bauer can’t do that much in 24 hours.
Once you’re done marveling at how he made it, Philip’s solo act blends everything from Jack Johnson to the Dave Matthews Band to Jack White into a polished wall of sound. The mistake is labelling Philip a folkie —