Celebrated guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is set to release his major label deubt, Blak and Blu, which will come out on Warner Bros. in October. He tells Billboard he plans to make it apparent from the start that he’s more than just a blues man:
I was influenced by and love all sorts of music. So for my first major label album, I wanted to just put all that out there and write and record that and experiment with all kinds of sounds rather than play straight-ahead blues or whatever single genre and then bring in the weird stuff later. I think I might as well introduce myself as a weirdo first and get it out of the way and see what happens.
Read more at Billboard.