What started as a childhood nickname due to a blatant disregard for table etiquette, Mr. Crumb, aka Christopher Crumb has evolved into one of today’s most innovative songwriters. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Mr. Crumb sets a new bar for creating head-sticking melodies while embracing a wide spectrum of genres including rock, folk, jazz, and even classical. Underneath the diverse nature of Mr. Crumb's Catalog, lies conforming warmth that ties together his uplifting, recognizable sound.
In June 2012, Mr. Crumb's first full-length studio album, Fun with Venison, was released. The album featured a vast cornucopia of innovation with an enigmatic interpretation of song. Fun with Venison's profound artistic statement guides its listeners through a musical journey that demands the attention of true music connoisseurs. Early critics have described fun with venison as a captivating listen, where each song takes through a whole new inception of story and imagination. The catchy melodies of “Where have you Been,” “Here's to new beginning’s”, and “Insane” have been noted by many to get stuck in your head after just one listen.
Mr. Crumb is currently performing among the Los Angeles circuit and weekend touring all over the west coast. The live show consist of Crumb using an elaborate looping station, doing all his own harmonies and bass lines, he truly shocks and captivates the audience by building his songs from scratch while offering a different interpretation of his work. Mr. Crumb has future plans of bringing in more players for the live show to help enhance the creative nature of his shows.
Fun with Venison continues to move the listener’s expectation forward with regard to what one can expect from Mr. Crumb. With the success of early critics, if won’t be a surprise if you hear a lot more form this artist in the near future.
Mr. Crumb, is one of those whose talents blend eclectic groups of song genres, presenting them with cohesive charm--OC weekly