ARTICLES / INTERVIEWS
Mojave - Stuart Pearson
by Mark Suppanz - The Big Takeover
But while this follow-up album resembles its predecessor in mood and style, it feels more ambitious and expansive in scope, with intricate arrangements that conjure Ennio Morricone’s spacious, evocative spaghetti western soundtracks from films like A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. click to read article
Conversations with Stuart Pearson
by VoyageLA Magazine
As you know, we’re big fans of you and your work. For our readers who might not be as familiar what can you tell them about what you do?
I guess if I had to give your readers some comparables, I suppose my music lies somewhere between the tents of Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and Johnny Cash. I like to sing real low and bang on things – picture frames, things in the kitchen. click to read article
"American Gothic" an exclusive interview
by Illustrate Magazine
“Dark Americana 2: Mojave”, the second installment in a series about America gone wrong, is Stuart Pearson’s most recent album release. Compared to the previous album (“Dark Americana: Stories and Songs”), it is steeped in more contemporary Americana, but it still click to read more
Interview - Devil Whammy, new album and more
by Lost in the Nordics
What are you focusing on now?
“American Gothic”. It wants to go in a bunch of places, so it’s at the stage of taming it. It’s a progression from the last album “Mojave”, which was about using the decaying tiny towns in the desert as a metaphor for America’s swoon into the abyss (yay politics!). “American Gothic” carries that forward with more modern production techniques while keeping a foot in the old west. click to read article
Mojave – Stuart Pearson
by Dave Franklin - Dancing About Architecture
Country music might be seen as the beating sonic heart of America’s musical heritage but it is its younger and more eclectically evolved sibling, the one aptly named Americana, which really captures the complexity and conflicted nature of the place. And if there is an album that wonderfully explores the dark underbelly of the American dream, it is Mojave. click to read article
Stuart Pearson – Mojave – Album Review
by Jer at Sleeping Bag Studios
It’s as if Stuart’s a human chameleon, with the uncanny ability to morph his style & sound to that of his influences, without managing to do that in such a way that would like…you know…annoy you, or simply send you screaming back to search through your CDs for the originals that he’s based his vibes around. You’re gonna want a whole lot more of Mojave if you’re a fan of remarkable songwriting & tunes that show a mastery of performance… click to read article
Stuart Pearson Goes Dark & Deep in Mojave
by Bob Smith -The Static Dive
Stuart Pearson’s early life took him from the suburbs of Long Island to the rural Midwest and then back East to the concrete jungle of Manhattan. As a child, music was his escape and catharsis as he battled epilepsy. click to read article
Interview: Stuart Pearson releases new Dark Americana album, "Mojave"
by Ascendant Magazine
Stuart has released his newest album titled, "Mojave", onto all digital streaming platforms. "Mojave" is the second of a series of Dark Americana albums, and is more modern than its predecessor titled, "Dark Americana: Stories and Songs". While steeped in the dusty American west, “Mojave” has hints of Tom Waits, Nick Cave, and Leonard Cohen thrown in a bucket with ghosts of the 1800's. click to read article
Mojave by Stuart Pearson // Album Review - UK
If you’re into Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen or Johnny Cash, then I invite you to check out the brand new album by Stuart Pearson called ‘Mojave’.
Before I even start reviewing this album I have to say that I always check out the online presence of each artist I listen to, in order to get a sense of how serious they are about their music and... click to read article
Interview: Stuart Pearson Releases "Mojave"
We were fortunate enough to catch up with the brilliant musician Stuart Pearson following the release of his superb studio album ‘Mojave’.
Hi Stuart, tell us about yourself?
Hi FV ! About me - I have no tattoos. I am the tattoo. I have nothing against tattoos, I just know that someday I’ll die by falling in a peat bog, only to have my body discovered in 5,000 years with my shriveled skin intact. click to read article
An Interview With Stuart Pearson
by The Sounds Won't Stop
A killer new full album release from Stuart Pearson gives a deepening and gritty form of story telling that brings in an array of outstanding instrumentation and cinematic tonality that comes through impactful and slightly eerie. click to read article
Interview: Folk Music for Bad People In Stuart Pearson's Latest Album :Mojave"
by Red Music
Stuart Pearson’s Dark Americana music seems to fit in with just about everything, whether you’re enjoying your favorite drink at a bar, driving your car, having a deep thought or ... click to read article
ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Americana: Stories And Songs by Stuart Pearson
Stuart Pearson is a singer and songwriter originally from Long Island, NY, who took to the craft of songwriting from a very early age. As a child his summers were spent on his grandfather’s Wisconsin farm where he was fed a diet of 60’s Midwest country music; Johnny Cash, Bobby Gentry and Charlie Rich. This earthy style of songwriting seeped into his bones... click to read article
StereoStickman.com - Stuart Pearson - Mojave - UK
by Rebecca Cullen
An artist of impressively poetic roots and immersive musical heights, Stuart Pearson has released a multitude of original projects in recent years, not least of all the superbly creative, dark Americana album Mojave. click to read article
IndieItalia.it (translated from Italian)
Stuart Pearson "Mojave" - Country dark from the depths of the desert.
"Mojave" is a strong country, with dark, dark atmospheres, in which converges a great musical research. The album is composed of a considerable amount of instruments and the tracks are susceptible to interesting stylistic variations as evidence of an eclectic ... click to read article
Stuart Pearson: Contemporary bard, "Mojave" reflects American culture under a sound narrative with the desert as background (translated from Portuguese)
by Daniela Farah - Roadie Music
There are some productions so powerful that they create their own atmosphere capable of influencing other works. "Mojave" is one of those albums that contains a sonic construction so impressive that it pierces the listener. We don't know if Stuart Pearson's new work has a movie or a series about its influence, but it might as well. click to read article
Alt77.com - Stuart Pearson – Rise And Fall
Indie Folk, Folk, Americana
Stuart Pearson echoes the voices of the voiceless on his Southern gothic folk number Rise And Fall. click to read article
From “MUST LISTEN: 10 projects that deserve your play in January 2022”
By Matheus Izzo
Mojave (2021), his sixth studio album, sonically explores the roots of American music with strong influences from Johnny Cash, our eternal Man in Black, country and blues. Lyrically, Stuart joined forces with lyricist Hunter Lowry, in search of the best way to entertain the listener, portraying cases that reflect the history of his country. click to read article
IndieX - Stuart Pearson - Mojave - UK
Stuart Pearson releases a brand new 10 track album titled "Mojave"
From the moment the album opens with "Like A House With Broken Windows", you immediately know you're in a for a unique ride, thanks to americana/folk inspired soundscape that overwhelms you with a... click to read article
Stuart Pearson convinces with new album 'Mojave'
With his new album Mojave, the us musician, singer and songwriter Stuart Pearson presents a work that could convince especially lovers of rustic and handmade, "honest" guitar music. Originally from Long Island, the u.s. artist developed, ... click to read article
A dark mystery - Mojave - the new album by Stuart Pearson
Mojave - a dark mysterious album - released by Stuart Pearson on 10/29/2021. Be curious and dive into his mysterious world with us.
by Lina - BandUp (Germany)
Who is Stuart Pearson?
Since he was seven years old Stuart Pearson played the family piano in Long Island. The 60s influenced him a lot, so he was particularly fascinated by Johnny Cash and Charlie Rich and wanted to follow in their footsteps. Together with four others, Stuart Pearson founded the band... click to read article
ALBUM OF THE MONTH: "STORIES AND SONGS" BY STUART PEARSON
By Indiechroniquedaily France (translated from French)
Departure to Long Island to discover an artist with a unique vision. Stuart Pearson is our surprise of the day with his Folk-Pop album with experimental touches "Stories and Songs". If you need to get away from it all, this project may just give you the motivation and energy... click to read article
ON REPEAT: “MOJAVE” BY STUART PEARSON
By the-further Germany
Today we invite you into a few minutes of musical break that will accompany your week the best way possible. Indeed, Stuart Pearson’s album “Mojave” is a delight thanks to its creativity, but also undeniable quality. click to read article