If you like funky fiddle, please help release LEATHal MATTER's debut record!
Go to my SoundCloud to preview some tracks!!!
For the last two years, I have been living in beautiful Rockbridge County, Virginia. The scenery, people and fellow musicians have proven to be very inspiring. Compositions started to flow and I decided to put together my dream band called LEATHal MATTER. We hit the studio and the results turned out amazing! This record is a portrait of the places I have seen and the people I have befriended during my time in the Shenandoah Valley.
It is definitely different than any of the records I have produced in the past. There is a blend of many different genres including Funk, Psychedelic-Rock, Hip Hop, Reggae, Electronica, Jazz, Fusion, Bluegrass and Hindustani. There are ten tracks that make this full length record. Eight of those are original compositions. We also covered a Bill Monroe tune and a Bjork song.
The cast of musicians on this project is outstanding. LEATHal MATTER is:
- Nate Leath, fiddle
- Jay Starling, keys and lap steel.
- John Lee, electric guitar
- Nicholas Falk, Drums
- Josh Hari, Bass
We also invited some very special guests:
- Danny Knicely, mandolin
- Aimee Curl, vocals
- John D'Earth, trumpet
- Jake Stargel, acoustic and electric guitars
- Flex Matthews, rhymes
- Daniel Clarke, organ and piano
- Ty Burhoe, tabla
- Spencer McElroy, acoustic and electric guitars
My engineer, Adrian Olsen, and I spent many days at Montrose Recording in Richmond, Virginia getting the best sounds possible. We even tracked everything to tape to capture rich, warm tones of all the arrangements. This wasn't cheap, but it was definitely worth it. After paying the studio, my engineer and all of the musicians, I have invested $8,000.
I still need to have this record professionally mixed, mastered and pressed, which costs an additional $7,000. I really need your help to release this project. Even if it is as little as $1, I will be extremely grateful. Thank you for your help and support.
Special thanks to G Milo for many of the pictures you see in the video!
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