Margaret Glaspy Drew Us Into Her Musical Narrative At Arroyo Seco Weeked Review+Photos: Margaret Glaspy @ Arroyo Seco Weekend 6/24/18
“… Another singer/songwriter that I was keen on catching was Margaret Glaspby. L.A. born but Brooklyn Based, Margaret came back to Los Angeles to sing her emotionally poignant melodies for the Arroyo Seco Weekend masses.
I won’t lie, I was pretty smitten with her rough around the edges, plainspoken truths. She’s cited Joni Mitchell as an influence, and I could hear that in the tone o her voice and the drive in her lyrics. Performing in support of her recent 3 song EP, Born Yesterday, she- as far as I can recall- performed all three cuts from the EP.
Her presence on stage when she wasn’t singing seemed reserved and coy, but when sings it’s a confidently powerful experience. When she softly growled lyrics and deceptively shreds her guitar, you’re drawn into her musical narrative, and it’s hard not to have your attention completely focused on her and the things she’s emoting …”