Ghost Towns of the Midwest launched their debut EP “Field Recordings” in 2014, to a humbling response from both RRRFM & PBSFM, in particular receiving weekly spins from ex station manager “The Ghost” himself, Stephen Walker, aswell as enjoying glowing reviews & national plays on Triple J’s “Roots n All” program.
“Lovely alt-country vibes from Ghost Towns of the Midwest!” – Sarah Howells. Triple J.
The group was formed by singer-songwriter Cam Ewart, who cut his teeth sharing dusty stages with The Drones, Don Walker, Wagons, Bob Log III & many more. He has also been invited to share the stage with Tim Rogers, Dave Larkin, & other Australian singer/songwriter icons.The band have spent the last couple of months training up an extra member to the fold and pressing the EP on limited edition 10″ Vinyl. Aswell as releasing the EP digitally via their website, iTunes & the usual outlets.
“Picking a highlight is difficult given the quality of all six songs.” – Beat Magazine
The 5-piece band melds both beautiful & barroom vocal harmonies over acoustic guitars, upright bass, piano, violin, harmonica & mandolin to create a sound that goes from upbeat boot stompers to bar room ballads.
“Cam Ewart is one hell of a storyteller” – Beat Magazine