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Geoffrey is a Midwestern singer-songwriter currently based in Nashville. Inspired in part by: Gregory Alan Isakov, Elliott Smith and Ryan Adams - he creates his own compelling and artistic brand of acoustic/indie/atmospheric folk music.Since 2004 - Geoffrey has been a hardworking 'indie' artist - recording and performing across the United States while acting as his own booking agency, publicist, and manager. In that time he's stocked his resume with full touring schedules and captivating live performances.
2014 is another busy and exciting year for Geoffrey. His new cd, "Follow The Voices" will be released in the Summer. 'FTV' is a collection of acoustic indie/folk songs set to a symphony orchestra backing band. The beautiful and lush instrumentation effectively draws out the soaring emotional summits and valleys of the record. A Kickstarter campaign and geoffreylouiskoch.com are set to launch in June. Geoffrey is currently booking a Midwestern tour in August to Daytrotter and back, and is routing tours for the rest of the year with his new music.
In January of 2013 - he booked himself a tour to The Inauguration in Washington, D.C. and back. In July he recorded "Follow The Voices" in-between Midwest and Southeast Summer tours. In December of last year, he repackaged and reissued his latest full-length studio album with Wilco's Ken Coomer, 'If It Feels Good, Don't Do It' which is more a mix of acoustic folk and rock and roll.
While living in St. Louis, Geoffrey was a featured musician in the documentary series The Chevy Music Showcase. In 2012 the videos they produced created a fresh wave of exposure and momentum for him, via his episodes airing on the local CBS affiliate and their presence on YouTube. Geoffrey performed 'Chasing After You' showcasing the range and emotional depths he has become known for.
Geoffrey has been touring the country and making music since 2004. "Live At Lucas School House" and "Throwing Rocks At Your Ghost" were his first efforts and the solid groundwork for the more refined and polished abilities and performances of today.
On 'If It Feels Good, Don't Do It' - "It's sentimental, it's heroic, it's down home and sophisticated. It's everything people want their favorite singer-songwriter to be" - playbackstl.com
"If you've always wanted to discover music's next big star before they became famous, don't make plans for Friday night..." - tcudailyskiff.com
"Geoffrey Louis Koch didn't take his own advice. The folk-rock singer's latest album is so enjoyable, that he may never have recorded past the first song if he had listened to the album's title - 'If It Feels Good, Don't Do It.'" - Centre Daily Times Weekender
"People...see a guy that plays good music and deserves to be heard and appreciated. - Flagpole Magazine