Low Country Hill is the moniker for Hamilton-based singer-songwriter Paul Hogeterp. In 2014 he released his self-titled debut. Recorded by Dave King at a century barn on the outskirts of Hamilton, the album came together with the help of musical family and friends as well as seasoned luminaries Pat Sansone (Wilco) and Bill Dillon (Joni Mitchell, Peter Gabriel). Blogger Floorshime Zipper Boots has suggested that Low Country Hill “evokes comparisons to such stalwarts as Hey Rosetta and Bon Iver, but yet really doesn’t sound particularly like either. The tracks stand on their own as testaments to superlative songwriting and an album produced to showcase haunting, beautiful music.”
After nearly two years of performing, Paul burrowed in his basement studio for the last half of 2016 to write for his next record. The result of that effort is Guesthouse, a five-song EP recorded in May through July of 2017. Dave King returned as producer and drummer while musical wizard Paul Linklater (Bidini Band, Colleen and Paul) played bass and electric guitar for the project. Hogeterp feels blessed to have the gentle-giant footprints of these creative, kindred spirits in his new work.