Between Bluffs
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Between Bluffs

Clearwater, Florida, United States | SELF

Clearwater, Florida, United States | SELF
Band Americana Folk


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"Between Bluffs may have just invented a genre. We'll call it folkdub."

The group's debut CD, Mountain Nearing, is a catchy and earthy blend of alt-country, folk, jazz, pop, modern rock and, on songs like Two Lovers and Row Your Boat, more than a little ska and reggae. But make no mistake, the trio is more Blue Ridge than 2 Tone -- there's an adventurous, soaring country-folk influence across the board. Album closer Loss For Words is worth checking out for anyone who's a fan of Mumford and Sons. It's a sound that'll go down smooth with the WMNF set.

The trio -- Brad Myers, Justin Davis and Jerrod Simpson -- play a variety of instruments, including guitar, mandolin, uprigth bass and banjo, with a handful of friends helping out on percussion and other instruments. They met in 2010 at an open mic in Dunedin -- which is where they'll be this weekend, celebrating the release of Mountain Nearing.

The show is at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Dunedin House of Beer, 927 Broadway. If you live on the other side of the bay, they'll be at the Independent, 5016 N Florida Avenue in Seminole Heights. CDs will be on sale at both shows for $5." -tbt Soundcheck - Tampa Bay Times Soundcheck


Mountain Nearing - Self Released on April 30, 2011



Drawing inspiration equally from the foothills of the Appalachia and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Between Bluffs explores the roots from which they came with uninhibited fervor. While retaining the hospitality and soul of the South, they infuse a restless and musically nomadic nature into an organic and ever-evolving sound that incorporates many elements of Americana and Folk; yet, refuses to be bound to the limitations of genre.

Breaking out of the confines of convention, they blur the lines and ultimately create something unfiltered and authentic. From love songs to political commentaries, personal introspections to casual storytelling, no theme is off limits. What sonic experiment will they conduct next? They don't even know...

Between Bluffs formed after meeting at an open mic in Dunedin, Fl in 2010 and is most often seen as an acoustic trio with Brad Myers, Justin Davis, and Jerrod Simpson switching back and forth between: upright bass, guitar, mandolin, and banjo. They call on the help of long-time friend, Joseph Russek III, to play drums as well.

Credits for the 2011 Album, Mountain Nearing:

Recorded by Justin Davis at M.O.T.H. Studios in Clearwater, Fl
Mixed and Mastered by Daniel Scobey at Southstreet Studios in Nashville, Tn

Chris Bunton - Banjitar, Trombone, Guitar on Happy Home
Vicki Scuteri - Violin
Michael Ratza - Saxophone
Daniel Scobey - Mix Master, Electric Guitar on Good Days
Shaina Wolfe - Cello on Give It to You

Photography - Julie Vogel
Logo Design - Nick Linser