Tekla Waterfield & Jeff Fielder
Award-winning Seattle based folk singer/songwriter Tekla Waterfield and multi-instrumentalist/producer Jeff Fielder (Mark Lanegan, Amy Ray, Indigo Girls) are a powerhouse musical husband and wife duo. The two self-released their debut album together, "Trouble In Time" in 2021, which received glowing reviews nationally and internationally from such publications as No Depression and American Songwriter, with radio play on NPR’s World Cafe, KEXP and much more.
Waterfield is releasing her third solo LP, “New Skies” September of 2021, again with production by Fielder. Waterfield's 2018 album, “The Curtain Falls”, (also with production by Fielder) saw song placement in the award-winning indie film, Dakota, for the song, Rock and Roll Man, with the music video for song, Nice Try being selected by the Seattle International Film Festival and One Reel for screening at the 2019 Bumbershoot Music Festival.
Trouble In Time - Self-Released, January 8, 2021
AMERICAN SONGWRITER “TROUBLE IN TIME STANDS PROUDLY IN LINE WITH THE MANY GREAT PACIFIC NORTHWEST AMERICANA ALBUMS AND ARTISTS LIKE BRANDI CARLILE AND COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS.”
INDEPENDENT MUSIC REVIEW “THIS IS A BRILLIANT RELEASE.”
KUTX AUSTIN MUSIC EXPERIENCE “WATERFIELD & FIELDER’S UPCOMING DEBUT AS A DUO, TROUBLE IN TIME, FINDS THE COUPLE COALESCING ELEMENTS OF SOFT ROCK, INDIE FOLK AND SOUL INTO A SEAMLESS SOUND.”
SEATTLE WAVE RADIO “TROUBLE IN TIME IS ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS.”
A&R FACTORY “THIS IS INDIE FOLK AT ITS BEST.”
AUDIOFEMME “THE TENDER MUSICAL CONVERSATION BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE GIVES THE WEARY LISTENER JUST ENOUGH TIME TO PAUSE, PONDER, AND LOOK TO THE HORIZON FOR HOPE.”
AMY RAY, INDIGO GIRLS “TROUBLE IN TIME IS A RECORD WITH WINGS.”
NO DEPRESSION “POIGNANT AND EMOTIONALLY SOARING SONGS THAT NOT ONLY CAPTURE THE JAGGED DESPAIR GROWING OUT OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DIVISION BUT ALSO EVOKE THE RESILIENCE OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT.”
DE KRENTEN UIT DE POP “AN ALBUM YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS. UPPER LIMIT NOT YET IN SIGHT.”
THE ALTERNATE ROOT “TROUBLE IN TIME IS A RECORD BEGGING A QUIET AND IN DEPTH LISTEN. LOADED WITH LAYERED INSTRUMTATION BURIED DEEP, PEEKING OUT LIKE HIDDEN TREASURE, ONLY TO REVEAL THEMSELVES IN SHORT BUT NECESSARY, PERFECTLY PLACED BURSTS.”
Music from Trouble in Time has been played on World Cafe, KEXP, KBCS, Radio Phoenix, KNBA, KFAI, WIOX, KSER, WEVL, KDUR, KDNK, Space 101.1, KRBX, KFCF, KBFG, KBOO, KXSF, KEBF, KZSR, KAFM, WTSR, High Plains Public Radio, Radio Boise, WGLT, Minnesota Public Radio, The Wave Show on Voice of Vashon, Arctic Cactus Hour Radio Show airing throughout Alaska, Mostly Folk with Artie Martello, Strummers & Dreamers on 105 Radio from Cambridge, UK, Acoustic Routes in Wales, Folkal Point on Dunoon Community Radio in Scotland with airings across the UK, Last Night in Town Radio in Australia, Northern Sky Vaults Radio in England and The Drop with Danno on GFN Radio Korea, was featured on American Songwriter, No Depression, The Alternate Root, Audiofemme, Independent Music Blog, A&R Factory, De Krenten uit de pop (Netherlands), Dirty Rock Magazine (Spain), The Record Department (Portland, OR), Nine Volt Heart, York Calling, Americana UK, was selected as Song of the Day on KUTX Austin Music Experience, was included in "Top Ten Songs of the Week" on The Alternate Root, is included in Sing Out! Magazine’s “Best of 2020” with interviews on nationally syndicated radio program, Art of The Song, A Juneau Afternoon on KTOO in Juneau, AK, and on Wake Up Call on KSFR in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and performances on New Jersey’s Folk Project Staycation, Inside Live with Alice Howe and Freebo, Vashon Live and The Art Zone on the Seattle Channel.
Waterfied's song, "Better Days" was a national finalist in the 2021Great American Songwriting Contest.