AUDIO: R Boyd & Dusk – “High Country Skyway”
Singer-songwriter R Boyd teamed up with country rockers Dusk to bring us this homage record to Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. There’s imagery here of the northern Wisconsin woodlands, rustic scenery, undisturbed waters, and wide open pastures all in a Midwestern twang. Eight musicians are involved in these compositions, and the accompaniment of Boyd by Dusk is so authentic you wouldn’t guess they aren’t a permanent fixture together. In addition to traditional rock instruments there’s accordion, harmonica, mandolin, and shakers weaved in. It’s a record that welcomes nostalgia but also escapism, and that’s exactly what we need living in all this hurry. R Boyd and Dusk conjure a masterful synergy here, and we hope it won’t be the last.