MP3 Red Delicious - Addictions & Scars
A fusion of Pop, Rock & Alternative with Electronic Influences. The music is executed with crafty arrangements and catchy hooks.
Produced by Chris Vrenna (NIN,Tweaker)
Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig (No Doubt,Remy Zero, John Mayer)
14 MP3 Songs
ROCK: Modern Rock, POP: Power Pop
This CD has recently been given the "Modern Rock Album of the year" award at the 2004 Los Angeles Music Awards. https://www.tradebit.com
This CD has been nominated in the Musicians Atlas 2004 Independent Music awards for "Best Album Artwork".
"Addictions & Scars" is the follow-up to their first Internet only CD "Emotional Blur". Red Delicious spent 3 years trying to perfect a collection of songs to release as their official 1st retail CD. Lead Singer Sara Wallace floats through the songs with her beautiful and provocative vocal sound taking the listener on a journey through every imaginable thought provoking innervations. Producers and band mates Rob King & Steve Baca lay down a foundation of musical bliss from heavy guitars and infectious drum grooves to serene pads and orchestral strings.
Co-Producer Chris Vrenna (NIN, Tweaker) added his touch to more than half the CD and laid down some raw powerful drumming on a few songs on "Addictions & Scars". The CD was mixed in Ocean Way Studios in Hollywood by world renowned mixer Jack Joseph Puig, known for his ability to merge the sounds of the past three decades to create something that is thoroughly modern, Jack Joseph Puig has produced hits for the Verve Pipe ("Freshmen"), The Black Crows ("Good Friday"), No Doubt and John Mayer among others. Classical pianist and composer Paul Romero also contributed some amazing string arrangements to the recordings.
Red Delicious has delivered a collection of songs that simply can''t be denied. With their unique blend of alternative rock, with acoustic and electronic influences, their songs are guitar and melody driven, sultry and laden with hooks, yielding a sound all their own.
Red Delicious was on the music scene in early 2000. In the year 2000 they also received the Yahoo Internet Life Music Award for "Best Unsigned Band". This three-piece band from Pasadena, California consists of the production team of Rob King and Steven Baca (AKA King & Little Steven) and vocalist Sara Wallace. King & Little Steven have produced several successful dance re-mixes, including People Underground''s "Music Is Pumpin''" and DJ Dado''s "Give Me Love". Both of these singles went to the Top 10 on the Billboard Dance Charts. They have also produced and re-mixed tracks for Donna Summer, Lou Bega, David Gordon and Walt Disney Records; in addition, they had a Top 10 hit in Taiwan on EMI Records with Gigi Leung''s "Short Hair". Rob has also contributed keyboards and engineered the strings for Producer Chris Vrenna''s (Tweaker, NIN) Remix of Cold''s "Stupid Girl"(Interscope) released in April 2003.
Steve Baca was the guitar player and primary songwriter for Vanity Kills, which released an album through Hollywood Records in the early 90''s. Rob King has been engineering and producing for the past 10 years, working with several different bands including Elektra''s Moonpools & Caterpillars. He has also produced music and sound for over 50 popular CD Rom titles including Sony''s Everquest Series. Sara Wallace met Rob in 1996 while recording and producing a track with her band Starblind for the Dewdrops Records compilation, "Splashed With Many A Speck". Sara has also appeared with Interfaith on their single "Blood On Mars", released early in 1998. Sara also contributed vocals on the yet to be released Violet UK CD produced by the famed Japanese Producer & Songwriter Yoshiki (X-Japan). The song was also featured in a 7-11 commercial entitled "Fashion Show" released in Japan.
In 2000-2001 Red Delicious had an amazing impact with there music on https://www.tradebit.com and other music download sites with over 2 million + songs downloaded. The band continued to have their 1st album "Emotional Blur" in the top 5 selling alternative CD''s on https://www.tradebit.com 3 years running with combined totals of almost 10,000 copies sold. Red Delicious has had their music licensed to many Television & Cable shows including Dawson''s Creek, CBS, NBC, Oxygen, The Street, Buena Vista, Fashion Television on VH1, "Obsessed" with Jenna Elfman and many more.
Red Delicious has been hard at work on their recent 2004 CD "Addictions & Scars" which was co-produced by Chris Vrenna (NIN, Tweaker, Remixer, Producer) and includes selected tracks mixed by Jack Joseph Puig (No Doubt, Remy Zero, John Mayer, Goo Goo Dolls).
Together, this trio has created a unique blend of alternative rock with acoustic and electronic influences. Their songs are guitar-driven, sultry and laden with hooks, yielding a sound all their own.