February 7 2011
Steve Marion, a.k.a. Delicate Steve, is not your average 23-year-old musician. The man plays more than 40 instruments and has a natural knack for arrangements.
His complex tunes flirt with tropicalia, polyrhythms and pop, but the overall instrumental sound is not quite as straightforward. With waves of sound effects and electronics, Delicate Steve's music is far more dense than it is delicate. Hear two tracks from Marion's debut full-length, Wondervisions, in this week's edition of "World Cafe: Next." (link)
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