Long distance relationships are notoriously difficult. Even in our technological age, with myriad methods of instantaneous communication, great commitment and affection is required to keep a relationship alive and healthy despite the intervention of geographical distance. Jody Stephens and Luther Russell obviously share a commitment to, and affection for, their musical relationship; Those Pretty Wrongs. Stephens is based in his native Memphis, where he manages the famous Ardent Studios, while Russell hangs his hat, when he’s not touring his solo work, in Los Angeles some 1600 miles away.
This is an extract from a review originally published on the 11th MAy 2016. Please visit Renowned For Sound to read the full review.