decker. writhes across the desert to San Francisco with ‘Snake River Blues’

Arizona singer-songwriter Brandon Decker says making his latest EP Snake River Blues was a matter of urgency. What’s the rush for a musician who has been at it steadily since 2009 and has accomplished so much in a short time? Performing under the name decker., he has forged a path in psychedelic desert folk-rock, self-released six studio records in seven years, toured extensively at about 150 shows per year, had several songs featured on the HBO series Vice; completed a residency at Rockwood Music Hall in New York, and been filmed along the way as the subject of a documentary. [...]

By |November 15, 2016|Tags: |

Giveaway: decker. at Bottom of the Hill (supporting Foxtails Brigade)

decker. by Matty Steinkamp courtesy of Sundawg Media Even decker. has a hard time describing his style of music.  When he's asked to define it himself, his response is "All I can really say is that the desert is integral to my sound.”  Don't let that anomalous description fool you, it's actually pretty apt.  His melancholy sound seems like it would be perfect to score a modern-day Western or a season of True Detective, eerie at times but rich with instrumentation ranging from a lone trumpet to a singing saw.   decker. has been performing for a while and has a unique sound. [...]

By |September 3, 2015|Tags: |
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