“Funny thing about rock bottom is it’s never too late, to turn a page on a chapter of faith…”
What’s the rest of this story? Find out in early February when Robby Overfield releases his new EP, titled The Breaks.
For now, check out a few sample clips from three forthcoming album tracks, via SoundCloud.
Colorado residents and visitors, be sure to check out The Robby Overfiled Trio’s show lineup.
Also featured on the new EP is Jesse Ogle on bass and Dave Rodriguez on drums.
Visit YouTube to watch Robby’s video for “What Ever Happened?” The video was produced by Randy Parker of Silver Summit Films. It captures a beautiful Colorado sunset, one evening after a performance at Fort Lewis College.
2nd annual Applefest at Buckely Park
Andrew Kenny of Wooden Birds (and, of course, American Analog Set) has been driving around Austin, TX with a Firebird decal on the hood of his Subaru – in honor of the new video for “Criminals Win“. It was directed by Alex R. Johnson (who also directed the short film, Pick Up and Return, featuring music by Andrew Kenny). It is the second video from the Wooden Birds’ latest release, Two Matchsticks (Barsuk).
A cover version of Jackson Browne’s “Somebody’s Baby” and the album version of “Criminals Win” can be downloaded for free from the band’s website.
And the two Wooden Birds full lengths are available on sale for a limited time on iTunes.
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“Criminals Win” and “Somebody’s Baby” by Wooden Birds
Image courtesy of the Wooden Birds’ subscription email
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Young the Giant has made several session appearances within the last year, ever since the release of their first single, “Apartment.” The latest is Young the Giant’s new In The Open session for “Every Little Thing.”
Image courtesy of Young the Giant’s media – photo galleries, collection
Folks in Houston, come out and see YTG at Warehouse Live on March 22.
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Eddie Grey, along with drummer/percussionist Patrick Coggins and bass player Kevin Comden, produce a blended sound of rock, pop, and funk. The band’s 11 track release is titled The Love Thief.
Apparent musical influences include The Police, Sting, and Jason Mraz.
“Hideaway” by Eddie Grey
mp3 courtesy of Sera Roadnight of MT Press
Jack Matranga (Sacramento, California) and Brooke White (Mesa, Arizona), were blindly set up to co-write a song for what was supposed to be White’s next solo record. When they met, they found an instantaneous creative chemistry and one co-write turned into their first EP together as Jack and White, titled Gemini.
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“Double Trouble” by Jack and White
Singer-songwriter Reed Turner (Portland-born and Austin-raised), released the album Side One: See How Far I Get back in August. It’s the follow-up to his first album from 2009 titled All My Running, which was produced by Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band. After spending two years touring and playing venues like Hotel Cafe, House of Blues and Bluebird Cafe and sharing the stage with Gary Clark Jr. and Bob Schneider, Turner has returned to Austin as “Austin’s always been home.”
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“See How Far I Get” by Reed Turner
Ambient musician, Peter Westheimer, has newly released his sixth album Tranzworld Express. Westheimer began his career playing violin. He then moved on to keyboards, guitar and sitar. His album Laminex Lovers is one of Australia’s known seminal pop-synth records.
Tranzworld Express features vocals by Parissa Bouas. The album is inspired by travels through Asia, The Middle East and Europe.
The worldly track “Karma than Chaos” features maestro Amir Paiss on Santoor.
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“Karma than Chaos” by Peter Westheimer
mp3 courtesy of Sera Roadnight of Magic Tree Productions.