The concept of the Two Hats Blues Band came to Rambling Rob in a vision.
Lying in that hospital in Rovaniemi, he had seen it all - a blues band like no other;
combining slide fingerpicking guitar mastery with porch stomping foot
percussion, wailing blues harp and thumping double bass.
Three of them, howling in harmony, swirling echoes of country, bluegrass, gospel
and R & B, creating an evocative vocal sound all of their own.
Using old, primitive tools from an era before electricity took hold, channeling
Attached is a wav file of my new single called Bending the Strings written by myself and Lucy LeBlanc, both of Vancouver, BC from my upcoming album, "The Wild and Beautiful. The song is about a musician’s guitar doubling as a therapist. The album, “The Wild and Beautiful" was recorded in Nashville over the past six months at the 522 produced by myself and Chip Hardy and was mastered in analog at Little Red Book Mastering in LA by Mark Chalecki. The release date is February 22, 2020. Bending the Strings is registered with SOCAN and meets the Canadian Content guidelines.
Singer/songwriter August Knight acquired his first guitar at the age of 10 and by 15 began writing songs influenced by the likes of Bob Dylan, John Prine, Kris Kristofferson and Neil Young… all of which continue to influence his songwriting style to this day.
Knight is currently writing and recording new material for his soon to be released CD.
Colby Dean Bio
Born in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Colby Dean comes from the honest roots of Western Montana. He picked up guitar at age 13, and instantly began composing original material. Dean first recorded his songs with a single microphone, filmed home-made music videos, and distributed the copies to schoolmates. In his early days, Dean learned how to pick guitar, banjo, mandolin, and also became proficient in ukulele, bass, and drums.
Dean Young is a Canadian country singer songwriter from Niagara Region Ontario, who’s music is described as a twist of modern with classic country sounds and carries meaningful messages to listeners about the important things in life.
She’s an Irish singer/songwriter, an actress, and she’s got her fingers in as many creative pies as she can find – some of which enrich her bank account, and some that simply enrich her creative soul. Over the last decade, she has been one of Ireland’s busiest life drawing models, posing for artists throughout the country.
Her new single “Dusty Glitter” is a shuffling country romp with production from frequent collaborators Beardfire Music Production Studio.