the soft, soft shakes

Autumn in Halifax

the soft, soft shakes


Carbon Records CR177

Recorded in multiple studios over the course of 2007 and 2008, in both Upstate New York and San Diego California, Autumn in Halifax; David Merulla and W.Dirk Doucette, along with various contributors put together another collection of songs with considered arrangements and colored by multiple instruments including Wurlitzer and Fender Rhodes pianos, singing saw, accordion, trumpet, vintage effects and the familiar guitars,drums and bass. The warmth of 1970's rock and roll, concise pop songs and subtle experimentation all can be found within this particular song cycle.


  • City Newspaper

    by City Weekly

    the soft, soft shakes

    Setting out to make a "more pop-sounding" album this time around, Autumn In Halifax leader David Merulla proves that poppiness doesn't have to come at the expense of substance. Merulla's work can flow as gently as a canoe being carried...