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New Album ~ "Unlike the Stars"
Recorded at Imaginary Road Studios in Windham County, Vermont.
Produced by Will Ackerman, Tom Eaton and Vin Downes
Ranked #4 on ZMR Top 100 Radio Airplay for February 2014!
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“Vin Downes is a brilliant guitarist and a heart-felt composer..."
~ Will Ackerman
Grammy Award Winning Producer/Founder of Windham Hill Records
While Vin’s guitar playing is impressive and can range from tastefully understated to dazzling, I am equally impressed with his skills as a composer. Vin has a wonderful sense of composition that brims with emotional content.
Music and Media Focus
I expect Unlike the Stars to be the break-out album for Vin Downes, a great musical storyteller who has no need for words. Very highly recommended!
Downes' playing manages to mesh obvious technical mastery of his instrument with an uncomplicated and accessible approach to melody. He exhibits an uncommon control of nuance and shading.
Zone Music Reporter
Vin Downes has created and given to the world, an album that he will remember with fondness for the rest of his life and the fans will love forever, miss this one and you will have missed out on a real gem.
One World Music