Jonathan Jeter And The Revelators / Press

“Jonathan Jeter and The Revelators After touring the states with various bands over the years, Texas-based songwriter Jonathan Jeter is on the road with his new project “Jonathan Jeter and The Revelators.” A new band for the talented musician, and a lot of new music that has one foot stepping on rock and pop, and the other on alt-country and alt-folk. These styles may sound opposed to each other, but the new single “Come on” is a perfect compromise between the warm, gentle acoustic guitars and Jonathan’s voice, alternating a hoarse and whiskey-fueled tone to cleaner and melodic moments. All top by an amazing electric guitar work by Kansas from Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights.”

Shake Magazine

“Texas has its own brand of everything. You can be sure that applies to country and rock music… and especially any kind of rockin’ sound that crosses all musical genre borders. Which is why Texas-based Jonathan Jeter & the Revelators’ latest album, Late To My Own Funeral, has it’s own unique style. It has an energy and a drive that could get you all the way across the Lone Star State on just a half tank.”

““The album is dangerous. It's got leather and swagger. This is how music is supposed to be.”-Ray Wylie Hubbard”

Ray Wylie Hubbard

“Fans of Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers May Get Into Jonathan Jeter and the Revelators. – Album Review. Jonathan Jeter and the Revelators’ new CD, “Late To My Own Funeral,” is a solid rock/country effort ........................”

“Jonathan Jeter and the Revelator’ Late to My Own Funeral calls to mind a number of images–hazy, dimly lit bars, tall cold beers (Pabst Blue Ribbon perhaps), pork pie hats, harmonicas, and maybe, just maybe, some sweet beards and/or mustaches. Frontman Jonathan Jeter’s smoky, gravel-laced delivery leads the overtly blue collar, workman-like charge on Late to My Own Funeral, which shines during its most earnest moments of Midwest Americana(“Come On”) and rollicking, old fashioned rock and roll(“Eventually”). This is definitely music for a lazy day, tunes that could lull you into a relaxed state with a nice smoke and an adult libation, though this collection of tracks could just as easily anger the blood and possibly incite a bar fight. Either way you choose to enjoy Late to My Own Funeral, it’s enjoyable The songwriting is honest and pure, which makes this album about as real as it gets Late to My Own Funeral is a good time from beginning to end, one to be enjoyed by all.”

Brian Campbell - Buffalo Rock Music Examiner

“The 5-song EP from Texas-based Jonathan Jeter & the Revelators shows that they can rock hard, as well as tone things down a bit too. The catchy opener “19 Doin’ 20” is a bit frenetic, while “Come On” and “Barfly” provide some nice contrasting grooves at a slower pace. “Eventually” establishes the snappy blast that “you can’t run, you can’t hide, I’ll find you eventually.” “Voodoo Woman” is tightly wound, tough southern twang that appears to draws inspiration from Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. This band’s messages are a bit simplistic, but the straightforward roots rock they produce definitely has some intriguing aspects.”

Joe Ross - Roots Music Report

“Americana, Red Dirt, Country Rock, Twang Rock, whatever the label, you’ll find yourself tossing aside any pre-conceived notions of the sound of Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators. Well-written concepts and lively performances are the order of the day on this debut EP offering. The influences are vast, as you can hear alternative rock overtones and country roots in every track. “Come On” could even have success as a breathy folk tune in the right hands, but non of that here. Instead, Jeter takes his Springsteen-ish rasp to new levels with crowd pleasers and soon-to-be bar favorites alike. “Barfly” follows the typical alt-rock progression formula into a typical country topic, and it works. On the very next track, Jeter abandons it all for a retro-rock (in a ‘what’s old becomes new again’ sense) anthem that showcases his vocal diversity and the tight work of the band. The EP wraps with “Voodoo Woman” which starts as a haunting ditty, but quickly finds its place as a”

“Jonathan Jeter grew up around music – literally. The singer’s parents owned a venue that several of the top artists of the Lone Star state would play, and he learned from them when forging his own musical style. And, that style is? Well, just like with a lot of artists based in Texas, it’s a little bit of a mix of everything. He starts off with the rough and tough feel of “19 Doin’ 20,” and keeps the swagger going on cuts like “Eventually” and the personality-filled “Voodoo Woman.” But, there is a more sensitive side. Well, sorta! “Come On” has a great pop-ish melody that blends well with his rugged vocal approach, and he conjures up thoughts of Steve Earle’s best work on the masterpiece “Barfly.” My only quibble with the CD is that is just five cuts long. However, I think that the reaction these songs will get should lead to many more, and I think we all will be the better musically for it! For more information, log on to www.JonathanJeterMusic.com”

“From Texas comes the trio of Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators with their debut EP entitled"Late To My Own Funeral"The saying goes that things are bigger in Texas and this band holds true to that saying by giving us that big alternative country sound. The album begins with the acoustic, country sounds of "Come On" which is a slow way to start an album. Jeter's hard edge vocal delivery doesn't exactly fit in with the gentle sway of the music on this track, but his vocals are geared more for the up-tempo sounds of "19 Doin' 20" and "Eventually" The song "Bar Fly" finds the perfect mix of country-pop lyrics with Jeter's vocals and the band's sound. The album ends with the southern swamp, country-blues flavored "Voodoo Woman" A great fit for Jeter's vocal style while the band play their hearts out. Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators have a load of dates in the Texas area running until the end of the year. To hear more from this band, be sure to check out their website at jonathanjetermusic.com”

"Come On" is a country rock ballad by Greenville, Texas' Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators. I'm not sure if The Revelators are playing the tracks here, or if Jeter brought in session musicians. Either way, the clean production sounds good. The music has a new country feel that borrows from rock ballads. For instance, there is a John Mellencamp-influence to the song at times. A small town, working man feel. Jeter does have a nice voice. It's a voice you could get to know and love. Just distinctive enough, and just familiar enough. The song is decent, too, though I can't help wanting to hear him do something that rocks out just a little more, to hear him kick it out.

“Nadat ik onlangs de nieuwe cd van de Texaanse formatie Back Porch Mary had besproken zat dagen later een promobestandje in mijn mailbox van een voor mij onbekend bandje Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators. Een formatie die enkele weken geleden had opgetreden met Back Porch Mary. Of ik wilde laten weten wat ik van hun debuut-ep vond? “Late To My Own Funeral” is een uitstekend muzikaal alternatief als je inmiddels bent uitgekeken op de rockklanken van Lucero of de steeds meer gepolijste sound van The Drive-by Truckers. Een fantastisch plaatje met vijf altcountry en southernrocksongs van drie enthousiastelingen uit de muziekscene van Texas. Naast de countryrockballad Come On, een smeekbede aan de liefde voor muziek, geruggesteund door een akoestisch gitaar en subtiele baslijntjes presenteert het trio tevens opzwepende stukken als Eventually en Voodoo Woman met potige gitaaruitbarstingen en rauwe vocalen van zanger Jonathan Jeter. De volgende stap van deze .....................”

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