DEBUT ALBUM, "ALL Y'ALL" RELEASED NOVEMBER 4 (My Anxious Mouth Records)Produced by Ben H. Allen (Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective).
By condensing a palate of swirling and innovative guitar voyages and a sweat-soaked baroque punk ethos that loses itself in carpet-crawling majesty, Gringo Star has emerged as Atlanta's favorite rock and roll sons. Brothers Nick and Pete Furgiuele, along with Pete DeLorenzo and Matt McCalvin have continually built momentum, crisscrossing the country and honing their chops on rock and roll's frontline. Crafting an art-damaged and intense presence, the group's sound falls somewhere between The Animals, Motown and The Kinks. In person, the group's soft-spoken demeanor instills a sense of alluring mystery, but on stage, Gringo Star explode.
Never ones to hang on to the same instruments for too long, each member of the group sprints and hurdles from station to station, swapping out guitar for bass for drums for voice, keyboard for accordion, kazoo for tambourine. As a result, the band's multifaceted musicianship culminates in dense and cerebral rock mantras that are hard-wired to the head and heart.
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