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Old Saw / Press

“OLD SAW Revelations 11 tracks An eerie familiarity accompanies Old Saw’s debut album, Revelations, swathing it in a timeless and haunting smoky sultriness that serves to evoke the likes of husband and wife duo, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. Fitting, as a “saw” is defined as a commonly repeated phrase or idea, a conventional wisdom, and it is through such repetition that Nickie and Charlie Farr acknowledge their influences while remaining true to their own musical vision, as especially evidenced by the Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion-flavored opener, “Legacy.” While there is nothing cliché about the effort, it will, undoubtedly, be a bit too “twangy” for some, but one is encouraged to look beyond the American roots genre and instead, at the intricacy of the tales being weaved in such songs as “Carry On” and “Gethsemane”—heartfelt stories that transport listeners to the woodlands and the fireside, to simpler times that we all yearn for, despite our musi”

"You’ll get hooked on Old Saw’s ‘Revelations'...Throwing Old Saw’s debut album into the CD player is like firing up the time machine ….Old Saw has a haunting quality to its sound that draws you in and keeps you hanging on for the next note...”

“Exceptional! by Essieco This record harkens back to a time when music was simply better. Great lyrics from the heart, a fantastic array of tastefully performed instrumentation, and all around honesty ring out loud & soft on this most exceptional album. Get it!”