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Rank #5 US San Jose, CA Blues / Post-Totalism / Experimental

50% of sales go to the charity Half The Sky Movement.

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Sounds Like: Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, Gil Scott-Heron, Neil Young, Henry Rollins

Label: Temekula Publishing

Bio: Shovenish credits visiting poet Garrett Hongo as his primary early influence in his passion toward writing. At the University of California, Irvine in 1982, as a teenager, Shovenish learns the power of the written and spoken word under Hongo's tutelage. It would be another twenty years before the... See Full Bio

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  • Luna Reign (Artist) Luna Reign
    I love your music! Keep it up! My favourite track is' Raindrops' - Luna
  • Rose Lisa (Artist) Rose Lisa
    Listening to Last Call. I love your catchy beat and delivery of half-spoken, half-sung poetry. Very cool!
  • Eoin O'Sullivan (Artist) Eoin O'Sullivan
    hey just dropping by to say keep up the good work and rock on Peace from Berlin E
  • Andrew Austin (Artist) Andrew Austin
    Last Call... great improv!!! Wishing you every success & thanks for the friendship, Andrew
  • martynibailey (Artist) martynibailey
    the naked honesty of the songs shine through...truly an uncluttered and individual sound. there are few who find a style all thier own...you have found this.
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Q: Im just starting out and the only music scene I am familiar with is the punk scene. What places will book a blues band nowadays? -Knowbody
A: A blues place, or restaurant that provides entertainment for diners. Check around the city you're in, don't be afraid to ask at music shops, record stores, etc. Good luck!

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