Gabriel San Roman
Five Questions with Frenzied Soul Folk Singer Dorian Wood!
Described as a purveyor the dark, hybrid sounds of Soul Folk, Dorian Wood began experimenting with his haunting, pulsating concoction making the rounds performing at queer bars in Los Angeles. Before that, the Tico-Nico, born to Costa Rican and Nicaraguan parents, refined his music studies by going to Conservatorio de Castella in Costa Rica. The traveling singer-songwriter is coming to OC for the first time fresh off a European tour. Wood's latest EP Down, The Dirty Roof released in September follows last year's inimitable full-length Rattle Rattle. His voice remains boisterous, charismatic and soulful as evidenced on the title track. A true tour de force, Wood's daring, rapturous arrangements are an experience to behold.
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