Distilled Influences marks Martin's return to Twangtone Records and its stripped down production is a modest departure from his previous efforts. That alone should make Roots and Americana radio programmers salivate over which of the tracks to jump on first.
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The album's title, Distilled Influences, rises from the term Martin uses to describe his sound. "All of my influences are distilled through me," he adds, "it's how I have evolved as an artist finally finding my own voice." Martin will no doubt have to fend off the comparisons to Dwight Yoakam and Chris lsaak once again as the press for Distilled Influences starts to pour in but this album may prove different as the songs on Distilled Influences all have a uniquely Stan Martin sound while running through a gamut of traditional country flavorings