WHAT THE RELEASE NOTES SAY:
Dukes of Chutney’s long-awaited debut album Hazel explores life’s wandering ways while widening its path. Recorded from remote yet commonly tranquil corners of the world over a six year span, Hazel is illustrated from a colorful palette of dub, folk, Balearic, and otherwise blissful sounds, somehow escaping categorization in its pursuit of uninhibited joy.
Dukes of Chutney are Dustin Lynn, John Paul Jones IV, and Petra.
Words and vocals by Petra and Dustin Lynn.
Music, production, and arrangements by Dustin Lynn and John Paul Jones IV.
Mixed by John Paul Jones IV.
Mastered by Andreas [LUPO] Lubich (Berlin, Germany).
Front and back cover photos by Dustin Lynn.
Design by Will Work For Good.
Recorded, mixed, and tested in Ojai, Lisbon, Scopello, London, New York, Paris, Minneapolis, Tulum, Firenze, Berlin, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Lago di Bolsena, Miami, Barcelona, Venice Beach, Troncones, and Bastia.
On behalf of Dukes of Chutney, a portion of proceeds from this release will be donated to Amazon Frontlines, an organization dedicated to supporting the struggles of indigenous peoples to defend their rights to land, life and cultural survival in the Amazon Rainforest. Come! Mend! (www.amazonfrontlines.org)
OUR MISSION STATEMENT GOES SOMETHING LIKE THIS
Lazy Days, Hazy Moments & Dancing to a Slower Groove