Mike's debut album
The Desert and the City
was recently released to international critical acclaim!
“Rood’s guitar playing is exquisite”
“One of the best and brightest
of the new generation”
“A most promising new guitarist that
could be very important”
“A musical genius and a
master guitarist and composer”
“Quite simply the best of 2011”
“Richly beautiful and inspiring”
"An ambitious and unique musical vision"
“Brimming with thoughtfulness, sophistication
and musical maturity”
“A current master”
“A wonderfully fresh approach to the guitar”
“It's easy to get lost and just
float away on Rood’s playing”
“Music that will invade your spirit and not let go”
“A compelling and distinctive new voice”
“Lively demonstrations of technical sophistication”
“A stimulating sonic journey”
“An artist to look out for in the coming years”
The CD is available for purchase here on this website, and on CDBaby and Amazon, and for digital download at iTunes and many other sites.
Check out the FREE DOWNLOADS of the tracks above, watch some videos from live performances on the video page, read some reviews on the press page, and watch the promo video below!