||Build CD (2005) |
Drew Isleib songs Recording information: Honeytone Studios (12/2005-05/2006).
Personnel: Drew Isleib (vocals); Peter D'Angelo (vocals, guitar, electric guitar); Mike Conklin, Chris Pierson, Gandhar Savur (vocals, electric guitar); Larry Patton (vocals, saxophone); Tony Senés (vocals, keyboards); Todd Barton (vocals, drums, shaker); Michael Paolucci (vocals, drums); Matt Isleib, Lenore Isleib, Dominique Rakiee, Saran Nguyen, Alida Ragazzd, Jenn Damphinais, Valerie Hasselhach, Mike Dauza, Rich Isleib, Tanya Andrasko, Elizabeth Marcon, Megan Kooze, Phong Nguyen, Toby Nguyen, Elize Triggs, Leigh Isleib, Cartes Hortas, Kyle McCathu, Chris Isleib, Jaines Thorton, Dan Isleib, Tim Goselin, Ben Rossa, Barakiva, Kareen, Kelly George (vocals); Pete Orlanski (trumpet, acoustic bass, upright bass); Don Eschenauer (drums).
||Sounds Through The Wall CD (2002) |
Drew Isleib CD discography Give Drew Isleib some credit for making a singer/songwriter record in the year 2002 that's not derived from the godawful Dave Matthews/John Mayer school of chirpy folk-pop, but unfortunately, the accolades end there; Sounds Through the Wall is painfully pedestrian, though earnest and no doubt well-intentioned. Isleib's major crime is that there's nothing terribly distinctive about his approach -- he's a fair singer and decent songwriter, but so are dozens of other guys, and none of them is particularly worth listening to, either. That all said, Sounds Through the Wall is the kind of underdog record you can't help rooting for -- its simplicity and lack of affectation are commendable, and there are legions of listeners (*cough* Dave Matthews fans *cough*) for whom ...