MP3 Y - Me
"Dreamy, folk-tinged rock that hints at Americana and drifts into darker Leonard Cohenish territory with melodic hooks." Amoeba Music "Tessellates fuzzy glittered T-Rex stompers with hazy rounds of pyschedelia." Truck Festival, UK
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ROCK: 70''s Rock, FOLK: Psych-folk
January ''08, GYPSY TRAILS is licensed for use in the feature film "The Drum Beats Twice" starring Charles Durning(SAG 2007 Lifetime Achievement Winner/Academy Award Nominee)
Chosen as one of the few American acts to perform at TRUCK FESTIVAL 10 in Steventon, Oxfordshire UK Sept 23 ''07 and THE GREAT BRITISH CHEESE FEST Oxford, UK Sept 28 ''07. Sponsored by BBC.
August 1 ''07, Y added as special guest opener at CARGO in London, UK for Master Kong Nay, Zawose Family and Daddy G of Massive Attack. The eclectic evening by Real World Records is a benefit for African/Cambodian relief.
THE WINDMILL in Brixton, UK welcomes Y back for another summer residency in July culminating in Y performing at the TRUCK BENEFIT held July 22-23 ''07 in Oxford, UK at BROOKES HALL for the flooded and postponed TRUCK FESTIVAL 10. Others on the bill included Garth Hudson of The Band, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Piney Gir, Hopewell and Goldrush.
SXSW ''07 Austin, Texas on Red River marks the spot for Y to deliver an outdoor afternoon gig with Goldrush joining in secretively mid way through.
Rocking a big splash over the pond, Y opens for Juliette and the Licks in Dublin, Ireland at THE VILLAGE on Oct. 2, 2006 presented by MTV Europe.
September 23, 2006 BILLBOARD MAGAZINE praises "Automatic Situation", a song which Y recorded and contributed back up vocals to, as ''a stand out'' on Joseph Arthur''s critically celebrated 2006 release NUCLEAR DAYDREAM.
AMOEBA MUSIC in Hollywood, California hand picks Y to be their HOME GROWN ARTIST of the month in December 2005 after his 3rd full length release entitled ''ME''. The cd features new collaborations with Joseph Arthur, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter discovered by Peter Gabriel. Slippy and Juliette Lewis also contribute their talents to the disc.
Radio station INDIE 103.1 in L.A./O.C. debuts ''MARS'' and ''U ROCK'' back to back after Y opens up for Juliette and the Licks at the sold-out Troubadour on Nov. 20, 2005.
Y rocks the spring of 2005 on the road across the United States opening for Joseph Arthur. The tour kicked off at The Troubadour in Los Angeles and culminated at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City, when Y walked the red carpet at Robert De Niro''s 2005 Tribecca Film Festival in New York City where his song "Lake Eerie" was placed in the jaw dropping feature documentary MODIFY.
It all began in the year 2001 where Y landed acoustic one man shows all over Los Angeles which led to the formation of a Silver Lake super group headed by Y. All in favor elected to call the bands name Y. Hence,Y is the man, and Y is the band. Hollywood shows at famed venues like The Troubadour, Spaceland, The Whisky A Go-Go, The Viper Room, The Derby and other clubs propelled Y on to the international scene. With the help of band mate Jason Womack aka Slippy, a Mississippi born mulit-instrumentalist and now bass player of Juliette and the Licks, Y began recording and releasing music to all the fans demands.
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