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Jackslacks

Rank #8 US San Diego, CA Americana / Rockabilly

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Sounds Like: Carl Perkins, The Beach Boys, Traveling Wilburys

Label: Shield of Love Productions / Bungalo Records / Deuce Management

Bio: American roots-rocker Jackslacks is back with his sixth release 'Farm Jazz' out on the indie label Shield of Love. Collaborating this time around with San Diego State University jazz prodigies, the new tracks were produced by Mike Kamoo and Jacklslacks at Earthling Studios in El Cajon, CA.
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Recording new Jackslacks EP 'Other Side' with lots of great players! Look for the new release sometime this spring 2014...

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"'Don't Mind Me'...I like the melody in the guitar to start things off. The singer has a really soothing tone to his voice, and the background vocals are really harmonious. The drum pattern is really groovy, and I like the way the tambourine is used throughout the instrumental section. The bassist really knows how to invigorate the harmonic structure with nice rhythmic accents. I like the lyrics to this song. The vocalist really has an uplifting demeanor in his singing. The instrumentals were balanced real well, and I thought the audio quality was perfectly mastered and mixed. This artist sound like the Beach Boys mixed with a Midwestern Polka band! It's a unique style that really shows the musicianship and life behind the artists. I enjoyed the various moods throughout the song too".
—  Reverbnation, Crowd Review
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KJAG Radio Interview
Oct 7, 2013
Lots of laughs with James on his 'Jiggy Jaguar Experience' radio show yesterday.... [more]
WIOX 93.1 FM Radio Interview
Oct 3, 2013
Had fun on the Little Delaware Jamboree Radio Show with host John Madeo. Check ... [more]
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  • Farm_jazz_jacket_art_1000
    Farm Jazz Released on Jun 3, 2013
  • Jackslacks_single_art
    Lucky Man Released on Oct 1, 2012
  • Dead_engines
    Crash 'n Burn Released on Feb 1, 2010
  • Girlcd
    The Kind Of Girl Released on Jun 3, 2008
  • R_r_dinosaur
    Rock & Roll Dinosaur Released on Apr 1, 2003
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Q: Your music reminds me a great deal of both NRBQ and Travis and Shook. Are they any influences of yours?
A: Yes, I'm a big NRBQ fan. Had the opportunity to open for them in Ann Arbor, MI back in the day.

Asked by Winston Roberts. Answered on Tue Dec 10 2013

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