The Folks Below / Tomara Petty
With punchy vocals and a mix of acoustic and electric sounds, the Folks Below aim to make your body move with its upbeat folk tunes. The band is comprised of vocalist/guitarist/pianist Holly Brewer, percussionist Nate Greenslit, and upright/electric bassist and pianist Paul Diley.
The Folks Below released its self-titled debut album on Nervous Relatives Records in May after forming on January 1, 2013. The album was engineered and mixed by Jon Evans (Tori Amos) at his Brick Hill Studio on Cape Cod. Listen to the new album at the Folks Below’s website here.
Tomara Petty was formerly the lead singer of the all-female, L.A. rock band Shotgun Showdown and has just released her first solo EP, Television Eyes. Her creations are rife with vivid, open-ended visual metaphors, eliciting emotion from listeners and inviting them to bring their own experiences into each song. Her performances are raw and emotional, building and cascading with the varying moods of her multidimensional songs.