David Ramirez
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David Ramirez

Austin, Texas, United States | SELF

Austin, Texas, United States | SELF
Band Folk Rock


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""The best damn songwriter you don't know yet""

"The best damn songwriter you don't know yet" - Paste Magazine

"UNT Daily"

“..it is catchy and even provoking at times..From hopelessly catchy to genuinely wistful, While Underneath Lights is a beguiling EP that could be the love child of The Fray, The Graham Colton Band and Jason Mraz” - Kady Smith

"The Village Pub"

“With a voice that rivals Train’s, Pat Monahan, and a sound exceeding VH1 standards, David Ramirez has put out a surprisingly strong album in HUMAN. The young band exudes an unusual maturity…Local, independent artist aren’t supposed to be this good.” - Adam Lancaster

"Five to See Live: Quick Magazine"

“Nuances of John Mayer and Postal Service. Clever, cerebral, acoustic.”

- Ayo music director @ The Edge 102.1 Dallas, TX


David Ramirez-"Birmingham" (2008)

David Ramirez "American Soil" (2009)- Smoakstack Studios, Nashville, TN

David Ramirez - "StrangeTown EP" (2011)



“I’m a wandering man, got no money in the bank, got no wife at home watching children”. Nothing could more accurately depict the adventurous, carefree spirit of singer-songwriter David Ramirez. Uneasy with being in one place for too long, David repeatedly finds himself on the road playing his brand of modern Americana that fans have coined “Folk-brewed Pop”. Paste Magazine recently declared David “the best damn songwriter you don’t know yet”.
He’s been writing and performing for over 10 years. From his teen years swapping songs with friends in Houston to the struggles of making a name for himself in Nashville, David’s songwriting journey has spanned multiple EP’s and a full-length, American Soil which garnered over 1,200 downloads in a 48-hr. period on Noisetrade. In 2010, David played 150 shows on numerous, independently booked tours. Feeling truly at home on the road, he calls his second home Austin, Texas. It's here where he wrote and recorded his latest release, Strangetown EP.
The songs, with their heart-yearning lyrics and sparse musical backdrop, tells things as he sees them: honest, unfiltered and true. "Wandering Man" is a revved up, foot-stomper that would make Johnny Cash proud and turn even the most fickle listener into a true believer. "Shoeboxes" and "Argue With Heaven" find David coming to terms with life's ups and downs and the reality of lost loves and broken hearts. "I Think I Like" hits your ears like a whispered secret and the title track, "Strange Town" weaves a memorable, melancholy lyric with an infectious, heart-pulsing beat.
David Ramirez knows no luxury. He wants no satisfaction. All he needs is an acoustic guitar and the words in his mouth to tell the true stories of a wandering man. But to see him live, with only that acoustic guitar in hand, spitting those words into rings of fire, is to experience something real....something that cannot be reproduced.