Personnel: April Guthrie, Charlene Huang (strings); Josh Cohen (piano).
Audio Mixer: Peter Morse.
Recording information: 2012.
Recorded at various stops during Guster's 2012 tour of America, Live Acoustic is a nice cross section of songs spanning their over two-decade career. With new member Luke Reynolds in the fold, and the addition of Charlene Huang on violin and April Guthrie on cello, the group doesn't strip the songs down as much as reinterpret them in a more relaxed fashion. Fans of Guster's easygoing style will welcome their first live album in eight years, and their first to present the band in such an intimate way. ~ Tim Sendra