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In the course of his 12-year career, Joseph Arthur’s had a modest hit or two, popping up on The O.C.’s soundtrack once and being covered by Coldplay. But the real gems of Arthur’s oeuvre reveal themselves to those who know his catalog well. Hidden among the layers of electronically looped guitar, synth, and harmonica – all of which Arthur performs solo, with the help of many gadgets – are warm themes of human error, failure and, ultimately, redemption.

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