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DSSP17 Artist of the Day: Someday River

Someday River is an experimental folk rock project and art platform created by Greyson Charnock in Spring of 2015. Incorporating sweeping drum patterns andfunk bass over songs rooted in folk, the band crystallizes into their full sound. Their debut EP 'Sleeping Sideways' was released in May of 2016.

DSSP17 Artist of the Day: FR33DBACK

Matthew Reisinger, known by his stage name FR33DBACK, is an electronic musician, sound designer, and composer from Tampa, Florida. Sharing the stage with some of the best in downtempo electronic music, including Chrome Sparks and Rhye, FR33DBACK can be found performing intensely layered Synthwave tunes amidst a myriad of buttons, knobs, and switches; resembling a “young” Dr. Frankenstein as he creates life by harnessing the power of electricity.

#DSSP15 Artist of the Day: Chant the Trees

We first learned about Chant the Trees from our favorite guys over at Florida Folk Scene.  Since then we've been hypnotized. Chant the Trees is a progressive acoustic duo of Mandolin and Guitar. Their music is characterized by an eclectic mix of acoustic old-timey folk and bluegrass rhythms and themes combined with the intricacies of progressive guitar based rock. Their folktale style lyrics are heavily based on Nature and the outside world, along with stories from another time. The group consists of brothers-by-blood Ryan and Kade Ballogg.

Catch Chant the Trees at 5:30pm on the Tropiccool Bus located at 2061 Central Ave and 21st Street.

Listen: chantthetrees.bandcamp.com

Contact: chatthetrees@gmail.com

Website: chantthetrees.com

#DSSP15 Artist of the Day: Permanent Makeup

“We’re from Florida. Everything you’ve heard is true.”
— - James, Chris and Susan

Expanding on the Minutemen-influenced critically-acclaimedart-punk of 2013's The Void...It Creeps, Florida's Permanent Makeup gives us their next full length Taker.

Springing from a collaboratively improv-based writing process throughout 2014, the songs on Taker have a morenaturally complex and aggressive approach.  Bassist Christopher expands "We have seen more of the country as a band, played with countless weird & wonderful bands and been witness to many incredible communities. This album was informed by all of these influences in the context of living and breathing in Tampa Bay, Florida." 

Whether it's drive and determination, a message of community and frustration or immediacy and purpose you want, then look no further than this band and this record.

Recorded and mixed by guitarist James Bess in their homes directly following 2 major tours of the US in 2014 (and coinciding with the band's 5th anniversary of their debut performance),Taker hits streets and shelves on August 21,2015 on CD and limited edition vinyl.