DIY: Gillian Welch Shows You How To Coffee Stain

Create your own amazing album art with tips from Dave and Gillian.

Oct 24, 2011 at 2:46pm | Leave a comment

Saturday, my dear friend and hugely talented musician Thatcher Williams brought me to see Gillian Welch. Their sound is so hard to describe, but it's a mix of influences such as: Appalachian Music, Country-Rock, Folk and it's totally accoustic. They reminded me of Jonny Cash and June Carter-Cash and are in fact romantic partners as well as musical. Their sound is rural and dark, which fits perfectly with Welch's brilliant look and style. Think: Tim Burton meets Joni Mitchell.

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 And how amazing is this DIY video, in which Gillian and Dave show us how they coffee stained their album art-work?

"The Harrow & The Harvest" is a 2011 album released by American musician Gillian Welch. It was Welch's first album in eight years and was released on June 28, 2011. They've been ending their shows with a wicked cover of Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit."