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Rank #9 US Clearwater, FL Hip Hop / Electronica / Glitch


  • Michael Couling Vocals, Programm...
  • Michael Patrick (... Vocals
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Sounds Like: Gorrilaz, Beastie Boys, Beck, Mike Patton, LEIF(kolt)

Label: Shepherd Boy Records

Manager: Michael Couling

Bio: An instinctive musician from the age of six, when he could already sing any tune he heard, Michael dominates the bass, drums, harmonica, kazoo, and keyboard.
He ruefully recalls the first album he bought with his own money: “Amy Grant—The Collection. That’s about as bad as it gets, and it’s been ... See Full Bio

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We're number 10 on the ReverbNation Hip Hop charts for Clearwater, FL. http://www.reverbnation.com/direwood


“Like the artists, this music is unconventional, like America without Democrats and Republicans. It starts out like 3 a.m. at a Rainbow Gathering but by the second song explodes like a lyrical riot in an urban moshpit. Minimalist though popping production is not sponsored by Monsanto, but does the job like a primal scream. The voice of Direwood is the vox populi, contemporary angst for those for whom hypocritical posing cant rate. What greater can one give but the whole self? The heartfelt can't help but be relevant. Eddie Riott, 2013”
— Eddie Riott, Sno-Bo's
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Back in the local top 10.
Dec 16, 2014
This is our first time in the local hip-hop top 10 for Clearwater and it feels l... [more]
New Album!
May 11, 2013
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  • 2014

    Mar 2

    Fort Myers, FL, US | 8:00pm
    Manna Reading Center
    Fort Myers, FL, US
    Sun Mar 02 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Jan 18

    St Petersburg, FL, US | 7:00pm
    The Venture Compound
    St Petersburg, FL, US
    Sat Jan 18 7:00pm



  • 2014

    Jan 18

    St Petersburg, FL, US | 7:00pm
    The Venture Compound
    St Petersburg, FL, US
    Sat Jan 18 7:00pm


    We shall gather as a musical tribe once more for Tarot readings, poetry and musicial mayhem from Shepherd Boy Records recording artist Direwood and the very cream of the crop of local artists. All in celebration of everyone's favorite gothic horror poet's birthday. Proceeds go directly to The Venture Compound. 7:30 Welcome. First poets session of the evening. 7:50 Sara Smith- Smith Lavander 8:10 Poet Session two 8:25 CANSOULED 8:45 CIGGY POP 9:05 Rest in Satin Silence 9:35 Direwood 10:05 Hell Garbage 10:25 Poet Session Three 11:00 Future Lab Rats- Watts Hopp 11:30 BLK MAS 12:00 Hanging with Mr. Carradine 12:20 DC 9V 12:50 Final Remarks and Poet Session four 1:00 Whitey Alabastard. Poetry readings by Wayne S. Williams, Michael Couling, Wayne Mason, Alexander Cole Eisenberg, Eric Walz, Augustus Sol Invictus, and more! Dress: Black, Goth, Edgar Allen Poe, Party Hats, Black Balloons, Fake Moustaches. Please bring these things! What I envision is music, poets, music, poets, music, poets and music .and poets Five Bucks

  • 2013

    May 11

    Fort Myers, FL, US | 6:00pm

    Fort Myers, FL, US
    Sat May 11, 2013 6:00pm
  • 2013

    Apr 13

    Sanford, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Sanford, FL, US
    Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:00pm


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