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"Lorenzo Goetz is back with a handful of new tracks that stay true to their funky, hip swaggering brand of rock that is as well suited for a shady dive bar as a chic hipster hangout."
- Nick Murray, Justaddnoise.com (Wylie, TX)

"Heavy is serious fun."
- Laura Hamlet, Playback Stl (St. Louis, MO)

"Larry Gates spits out rhymes as naturally as if he salivates them, with good guitar bursts as commas."
- Todd Hunter, Openingbands.com
(Champaign, IL)

"solid, genre melding, feel good music."
- Stacy Mangual, Dailysonic.com (Flushing, NY)

"so charmingly WEIRD."
- WOXY.com (Cincinnati, OH)

"groovy and soulful and sure to get you on your feet."
- Brad Amorosino, Erasingclouds.com (Philadelphia, PA)

"what I imagine Sublime would've sounded like had they grown up in Michigan instead of Long Beach and listened to more Beatles and less Marley."
- Nick Murray, Justaddnoise.com (Wylie, TX)

“a heady mix of creative wordplay, fun sounds and friendly pop music The Beatles might have made - if they had emerged in 2004.”
- Laura Hamlett, Playback (St. Louis, MO)

"as much flavor and grooves as a bucket of peppers."
- Crookedcamera.net (Minneapolis, MN)

“Groovy jams with interesting rhythms and sounds. Lennon-style vocals and songs, only with indie attitude.”
- Hybrid Magazine (Denver, CO)

“(Jesus Elephant) actually lives up to the generally ridiculous praise bands heap upon themselves, gently infusing strains of the Fab Four into its own distinctly Americana sound.”
- Leo Weekly (Louisville, KY)

“A little hip-hop, a generous helping of mellow rock, and a dash of retro make for a musical delicacy.”
- Meghan Groth, The Spectrum (Buffalo, NY)

"Bouncing between a pop-funk Beatles style and a true groove all their own."
- J.C. Carnahan, IMPACTpress.com (Orlando, FL)

"they express their knack for wiring together pop songs with indie rock. It’s this type of serene attitude that they exude seeming to bleed it from every pore with an essential exuberance that is quite rare in the
indie circuit."
- J. Sin, Smother.net
(Manassas, VA)
- Various


EP - The Heavy EP (2/14/06)
LP - Jesus Elephant (IWR-008)
EP - Allure (IWR-005)

Small, My Table IW vol. 1 - "Serenade"
Openingbands.com vol. 1 - "The Breathing Room"
A Warm Breath..IW vol. 2 - "Fist Above My Wrist"
More Ways Than Three IW vol. 3 - "Slumber Jaw"
What You're Looking For - "Muy Macho" & "Alright"

"Jesus Elephant" (from Jesus Elephant)
"Never Look Directly into a Disco Ball" (from Allure)
"Heavy" (from The Heavy EP)

"Heavy" (WVRV - St. Louis, MO)
"Heavy" (iChannel - St. Louis, MO)
"Wake Up" (iChannel - St. Louis, MO)
"Heavy" (WXTW - Fort Wayne, IN)
"Heavy" (Breakthruradio.com - New York, NY)
"Heavy" (Insomniac Radio)
"Let It Out" (BreakThruRadio - New York, NY)
"Jesus Elephant" (WPGU - Champaign, IL)
"Heavy" (WPGU - Champaign, IL)
"Jesus Elephant" (WOXY - Cincinnati, OH)
"Alright" (BreakThruRadio.com - New York)
"Muy Macho" (BreakThruRadio.com - New York)
"Jesus Elephant" (DailySonic.com)
"American Love Story" (Extrano Revoltijo - Chile)
"Allure" (Pulse Radio - London)
"The Breathing Room" (BeyondRadio.com)
"Allure" (KIIS - San Franscisco, CA)
"Jesus Elephant" (Sprawl Zone - Greece)
"Jesus Elephant" (WEIU - Charleston, IL)

Parasol (www.parasol.com)
Bomba Records (JAPAN)
iTunes (www.itunes.com)


Feeling a bit camera shy


Champaign, Illinois' own Lorenzo Goetz combine bouncy rhythms and clever wordplay to create infectious, head-nod music.  Their energetic live shows and vintage style have garnered praise from around the globe.  In 2005, the band traveled outside of their home state to Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Massachusetts and New York.

In February, the band released its newest effort, The Heavy EP and once again hit the road.  The six song disc showcases the production talents of some of Champaign and Chicago’s finest with tracks by Andy Lund (Temple Of Low Men, Kate Hathaway, Megan Johns), Brett Sanderson (Headlights), Anthony Gravino (Goran Ivanovic) and Adam Schmitt (The Living Blue). The band also self-produced two tracks in their budding home studio.

Relentless touring has allowed LG to share the stage with a wide range of artists, including; Chuck Berry, G. Love & Special Sauce, Local H, The Redwalls (Capitol), American Minor (Jive), The Living Blue (Minty Fresh), Poster Children (spinART), Centaur (x-Hum), Aveo (Barsuk), Heiruspecs (Razor & Tie), The Reputation (Lookout!), Motion City Soundtrack (Epitaph), Drums & Tuba (Righteous Babe), Bobby Bare Jr. (Bloodshot) and many more.

With several honors (C-U Music Awards Best Male Performer 2006 {Larry Gates}, Best Rock Band 2005 & 2006, Best Band Overall 2005 and The Hub Weekly’s “Best Band of 2005”) and a growing fan base, this band has a lot to look forward to. People, get ready.