Wooden Wand

Purposefully out of step with the shiny circus that is CMJ, James Toth sat wearily before the microphone, declared the CD dead and said, "that’s good, because all we’ll have left is songs.” He then captivated a room with a bare-bones set of just that, songs so good that they serve also as perfect reminders why a guitar, a voice and a story to tell is all that’s really necessary.