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Exclusive Stream: Andy McKee's ‘Mythmaker’ EP Premiere

Andy McKee is back with his latest offering, Mythmaker, and we're happy to present this exclusive stream.

As his latest release since 2010’s Joyland, Mythmaker finds McKee covering some new territory.

"I really wanted to break things up a bit with this EP, so I decided to include a solo piano piece and a multi-instrument tune that features some electric guitar,” McKee says.

"June," the piano composition, is as gorgeously performed as any of his acoustic numbers, while the richly layered electric guitar and keys found on closing track “Lumine” completely draw you in.

Craving the traditional McKee sound? You won't be disappointed: “There are two solo acoustic guitar tunes on Mythmaker as well, so it's not a complete departure from what I'm known for,” he says.

With Mythmaker, McKee’s sense of melody and songwriting is strong as ever, and his willingness to experiment just enriches the overall sound. "The EP and title track are dedicated to the creative spirit found within us all,” McKee says.

Take a listen to exclusive stream of Mythmaker below.

Watch McKee perform Mythmaker cut “The Reason”:

Keep up with McKee at andymckee.com.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.