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~WAVES~ CRASHING ON FACE / Bio

Formed in 2007, the eclectic sounds of WAVES emanate from the nerdster enclave of Somerville, MA. Founded and fronted by lead singer/guitarist/scientist Ben Garrett, WAVES was initially formed as a recording project to track an album of "art-rock meets alt country" songs he’d started writing while couch surfing the French countryside a few years earlier, and finished while earning his PhD in molecular biology.
He spent that summer in France mixing beats from a laptop with things like pots and pans and dog barks, making the demos for the record to come. You hear this wide-open feel during WAVES’ shows and on the finished record WAVES Crashing on Face.

The Boston Globe calls WAVES Crashing on Face “a gently expansive disc that showcases [WAVES] omnivorous musical reach and love of honest-to-goodness guitar solos. Meanwhile, trace elements of the Thrills, Beachwood Sparks, and Beck’s “Sea Change’’ period burble and stream like chemical currents...”
Formed in 2007, the eclectic sounds of WAVES emanate from the nerdster enclave of Somerville, MA. Founded and fronted by lead singer/guitarist/scientist Ben Garrett, WAVES was initially formed as a recording project to track an album of "art-rock meets alt country" songs he’d started writing while couch surfing the French countryside a few years earlier, and finished while earning his PhD in molecular biology. He spent that summer in France mixing beats from a laptop with things like pots and pans and dog barks, making the demos for the record to come. You hear this wide-open feel during WAVES’ shows and on the finished record WAVES Crashing on Face.

The Boston Globe calls WAVES Crashing on Face “a gently expansive disc that showcases an omnivorous musical reach. Meanwhile, trace elements of the Thrills, Beachwood Sparks, and Beck’s “Sea Change’’ period burble and stream like chemical currents.” With pretty songs about robots and love, alt-country influences and art-rock leanings and a rollicking live experience the rocks the crap out of your bones, Waves Crashing on Face is great music for nerds and cools alike. – Mike Heyliger (Music Maven Management)

General Info

Band Members
Ben Garrett - vocals/guitar, Adam Abrams - bass, Eugene Levin - drums, Zach Francis - piano
Artist Name
~WAVES~ CRASHING ON FACE
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/wavesband
Active Since
01/07
Genres
Alternative / Indie Rock / Alt.Country

Contact Info

Location
Boston, MA

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