Sounds Like: The Rolling Stones, James Brown, Muddy Waters - The Blues, The Meters
Label: Unsigned, 30A Songwriter Radio
Bio: It was built on a solid foundation of Funk. The blueprints came from all the great traditions that make up American roots music.
They can fill up a room with soul in just a few notes. A few bars later, they’re making feet stomp.
Then, when you think it can’t get any better, they tear the roof...See Full Bio
“There’s an amazing new rock album out, but you probably already know about Deep Purple’s Now What?! Rock & Roll Graveyard, by local favorites Hotel Oscar, is even better—12 tracks that live up to the promise of the band’s 2012 Beachcomber Music Award winning Burgers & Fries. It’s an album that gets everything right— performance, songwriting, production (funky horns that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who’s witnessed vocalist-guitarist Mose Wilson’s James Brown tributes), packaging… everything.“We knew we wanted to record in analog but knew it would be difficult in terms of time and money,” says Wilson. “There aren’t many analog studios around, but we found a guy in Nashville (that could capture) the ‘old school’ rock ‘n roll sound. It was all recorded pretty much ‘live,’ and we did all the tracking and mixing in two weeks........”