"Time Runs Faster" is the 11th official studio recorded release from 2 time Billboard Music Award Winner, and IBC semi-finalist, MOTU (Dr Richard Michelson). It is a prolific journey from acoustic delta roots to folk rock, jazz rock and traditional blues encompassing MOTU's unique slide guitar playing and relevant lyrical styling. PLUS, this new release by MOTU is a specially priced CD that also includes a bonus FREE intimate Live 32 track DVD video disc of the MOTU Delta Project in session in the studio performing material for this new CD along with material that didn’t make it on to the CD (note: the bonus DVD is only included with purchases of the physical CD)!
The CD has a line up of some outstanding Long Island-NY musicians; many of whom have performed with very well known artists such as Bo Diddley, James Cotton, Johnny Winter, Watermelon Slim, the Allman Brothers, Dickey Betts, Taylor Dayne, and Cindi Lauper (just to name a few)! The list of performing musicians on this CD also includes FOUR past IBC Memphis winners (either at the semi-finalist or finalist levels). So besides being a new MOTU studio album, and MOTU’s 11th Officially Released CD, this also is a representation of some of Long Island, NY’s best "home grown" talent!
Here is the list of musicians performing on this new album in Alphabetical Order:
Dee Chetta: Vocals, Keyboards
George Gashonia: Elect Lead Guitar
Kerry Kearney: Slide & Lead Elect Guitars
Tommy Keys: Piano
Ken "The Rocket" Korb: Harmonica
Mark Loebl: Bass
Ed Modzel: Drums
MOTU (Dr. R.Michelson): Vocals, Slide, Lead Acoustic, & Lead Elect Guitars, Dobro, Banjo
Adam Tese: Alto Sax
MOTU's CDs have received RAVE reviews, and multiple awards. This new CD is MOTU’s most ambitious project ever and it is sure to become his most well known achievement to date!
Here are some of MOTU’s RAVE reviews:
"The constant toothy presence of MOTU’s electric guitar is a tightrope walk across a pit of hungry gators in the tradition of blues greats like John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy! "
-The Deli Magazine; Music Recipes from the Big Apple
"It doesn’t get any better than this! This is INDIE electric JAM-BAND music at its best!"
- The NYC Underground Muse Magazine.
"Such passionate, and impressive, music says volumes about the talent possessed by MOTU."
"Dr Richard (motu) is a fabulous slide guitarist...the best part of an Oreo cookie...even without milk."
"The new one from MOTU is chock full of rockin' good blues. Pop it in the CD player and crank it up! "
- Jerry Schaefer, host of Graveyard Blues on Long Island, NY's ONLY Classic Rock Station 103.9 WRCN FM.
"This is a feel good and have a drink type of music. Thank you MOTU!"
"This is the real deal: unfiltered, honest music that could easily resonate with anyone who’s experienced a rough road. MOTU’s tough, yet vulnerably aching sound is the stuff great American tales are made of" –Elmore Magazine
"It’s the magnitude of Michelson’s grasp of Blues music...whether he is playing his smooth slide guitar or honkin’ on his harp."
–Dig This Real Magazine
"Interpretive, talented and visionary are all words that can be applied to the stringed fluency of Motu.... The Blues Lives!"
– The Long Island Blues Society
"Dr. Richard Michelson, a formidable blues guitarist and very raw singer... we are talking some serious blues."
TIME RUNS FASTER – MOTU (CD & Bonus DVD); ...Sure to please to toughest music critic!
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Read Dr Blues Review of this Great New CD at:
http://www.motu.net/libluessociety_org - Dr_ Blues Local Reviews 3-21-11.htm