||Band in Hope CD (2008) |
Nick Foxer music CDs Originally a product of the Bay Area's celebrated punk scene with the usual local influences, the Matches have completed their evolution into purveyors of finely orchestrated power-pop on A BAND IN HOPE. The Matches still have the exuberance of young Oakland punks, but have channeled that energy and excitement into a wealth of ideas. "Darkness Rising" is a haunting and dramatic piano ballad with elegant vocal harmonies and hymn-worthy echo, and "To Build a Mountain" is modern day-glo tremolo psychedelic pop. A BAND IN HOPE touches on Elvis Costello and other tailored new-wave pub rockers without blatantly imitating anyone.
Audio Mixers: Jared Kvitka; Joe Mabbott; John Feldmann; Mike Green ; Matt Radosevich.
Recording information: Foxy Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Skyline Studios, Oakland; Talking House Productions, San Francisco, CA; The Hive, North Hollywood, CA; The Treefort, Los Angeles, CA; Tim's House, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographer: Sarah Schaaf.
Arranger: John Paulsen.
The Matches: Shawn Harris (vocals, guitar, guitars, piano); Jon Devoto (vocals, guitar, guitars); Justin San Souci ...
||Hey Mike! CD (2006)
Nick Foxer CD discography Recording information: Green Room, Hollywood, CA (03/15/2005-05/05/2005).
Personnel: Steven Neufeld, Brandon Henderson (vocals, guitar); Nick Foxer (vocals); Jason Yan (piano, keyboards, synthesizer).
Audio Mixer: Jason Yan.
||You Can Hold Me Down CD (2007)
Nick Foxer albums There may be some irony in William Tell, former guitarist for Something Corporate, turning into something of a corporate rocker as he goes solo with 2007's You Can Hold Me Down, but then again, his old band never quite shied away from sounding like melodic corporate rock, either. Something Corporate always placed a stronger emphasis on pop ...