When the Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra set about creating the album that would mark their silver anniversary — encompassing the group’s evolution from their 1980s rock-blues-soul-R&B-funk origins (as the Nicholas Tremulis Band, which released two albums on Island Records) to their ensuing 13-piece assemblage (as Nicholas Tremulis band) to their current five-piece incarnation as purveyors of passionate, timeless rock — bandleader Nick Tremulis was adamant about making “something I would actually buy. In hard copy.
Americana Folk artist Adrian Krygowski is based out of East Nashville, and Washington DC. Since 2009, he has added 140,000+ miles to his Toyota Corolla odometer, just breaking over 250+ shows in 38 states, and 3 countries.
Since Memphis hard rockers Surrender the Fall formed in 2005, they’ve been propelled by a savage urgency. Apart from the ubiquitous band troubles, like paying dues in an ultra-competitive scene and coping with fluctuating personnel and sound, they’ve experienced devastating tragedies. Guitarist Eddie Tyre, a lifelong resident of New Orleans, lost everything in Hurricane Katrina. Co-guitarist Anthony Pitts was a promising football prospect until his knee exploded. Even worse, “People got sick, passed away – we couldn’t be there for them,” says singer/songwriter Jared Cole. He pauses to consider it all. “It was a lot of struggle and sacrifice, man. But that’s what ‘Surrender the Fall’ means: Giving up the option to fail.”
Jodi Good called in to the studio on June 14, 2013.
Michaela Grace called in to the studio on June 13, 2013.
Born in Calgary and raised near Cleveland, OH, Angela began singing at age 3. She grew up playing piano, but spent most of her free time on dance, gymnastics and baton twirling. After high school, Angela bought her first guitar, an “Almost Perfect” Alvarez to take to college.
Formed in 2012, DEVOUR THE DAY is born from the brain trust of Joey Chicago (Bass, Vocals, Songwriter) and Blake Allison (Lead singer, Guitar, Songwriter and Producer). Having much success with the band Egypt Central, Blake and Joey sought to break out on their own, writing and producing music without compromise.
Steafán Hanvey, originally hails from Downpatrick, Co. Down, in Northern Ireland. A child progeny of traditional musicians (his parents having recorded two albums during the seventies) his exposure to all kinds of music began in utero.
Ezra Furman started writing songs. Then he broke up with his longtime sweetie and formed a blistering rock and roll band (in Boston) called Ezra Furman & the Harpoons. They made albums: Banging Down the Doors (2007), Inside the Human Body (2008), Moon Face (2009) and Mysterious Power (2011). And they played some really great shows. They even became popular overseas.