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Dallas, Texas, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

Dallas, Texas, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Band Rock Indie




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Vacancy - 2014



Emerging alongside their first EP release, titled “Vacancy”, Oakheart is an indie-progressive rock band hailing from Dallas, Texas dedicated to leaving their mark in the area’s musical landscape and beyond. The EP is composed of seven tracks, written and recorded by founding members Giovanni Salvatici and Brigitte Mena over the span of a year. The songs are an ode to self-discovery, lyrically traversing the extremes of desperation and loneliness to an exalted transcendence, and every state in between. Indeed, the tension between opposites is found in all aspects of the EP, as songs flow organically between ambient, soothing melodies into tightly crafted and highly energetic choruses complemented by the founding members’ heartfelt vocals.

Formed in the mid-summer of 2013, Oakheart was the musical collaboration of Salvatici and Mena. The summer was spent writing and recording Oakheart’s debut EP from Salvatici’s own home, where the pair combined their talents to create a full band EP, despite having only two members. Having completed the recording process by the beginning of 2014, the pair were eager to find bandmates ready to share their creation with the world. They quickly found the percussive talent they needed in James Roy, who while young, was already deeply entrenched in the local music scene and well versed in both writing and performing on a consistent basis. Soon afterwards, bassist Kristopher Hawkins and additional guitarist/vocalist Gino Dal Cin, both long time friends of Salvatici and experienced local musicians, joined the line-up finishing the creation of the nearly year-long project that was Oakheart.

Now, Oakheart is looking to the future. With new members, new music on the horizon, a passion for success and a genuine drive aimed at lasting fulfillment for its fanbase, Oakheart is ready to show what it has to offer.

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