Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore, and Yim Yames (My Morning Jacket, Monsters of Folk) have teamed up for Dear Companion, an album-length love letter to their native state, Kentucky. With songs written and performed by Sollee and Moore, Yames has taken the role as producer.
From the press release:
A portion of the proceeds from Dear Companion will benefit Appalachian Voices, an organization devoted to ending mountaintop removal and finding a better way forward. Learn more at I Love Mountains or Sub Pop Records.