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Amateur Artist

Ryan Lehner—the mastermind behind Amateur Artist—writes and records all his material in his studio apartment in Milwaukee.

Ryan Lehner — the mastermind behind Amateur Artist — writes and records all his material in his studio apartment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

His blistering guitar riffs and vintage vocals are reminiscent of sixties’ psychedelia.

It’s some gnarly stuff.

Here, take a listen:

“Winifred” is another superb track.

We hope to hear new jams from Amatuer Artist soon.

Peace and love from San Agustin, Colombia.

Oh, and Ryan Lehner really likes Wendy’s.


“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” — Sagan

Exclusive Premiere: Through the Belly of the Beast by Les Serpents

Les Serpents—the brainchild of Jesse Gilmore—released their debut EP Through the Belly of the Beast on Santa Rosa Records June 12th, 2017.

Les Serpents released their debut EP — Through the Belly of the Beast — on Santa Rosa Records June 12th, in the year of our Lord, 2017.

The album is a gritty, yet psychedelic mashup of primitive lo-fi folk and old school country. It’s now available everywhere music is digitally available.

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Rabbit Hole Repost: Jesse Gilmore

“Rabbit Hole Repost, a digital music aggregator, posted Jesse Gilmore’s debut LP Lay Your Head Down on their site last Tuesday.”

– Rabbit Hole Repost, [1/31/17]

Rabbit Hole Repost, a digital music aggregator, posted Jesse Gilmore’s debut LP Lay Your Head Down on their site last Tuesday. Link to the feature can be found here.

– Rabbit Hole Repost, [1/31/17]

The Fat Angel Sings Features Gilmore’s “The Horror”

“Completely original. Sounds like a mashup of Smithsonian Folkways, early Eno, and some Alien Brothel Just Before Dawn. As supremely strange and beautiful as anything I’ve ever been involved with.”

– The Fat Angel Sings, [12/31/16]

“Completely original. Sounds like a mashup of Smithsonian Folkways, early Eno, and some Alien Brothel Just Before Dawn. As supremely strange and beautiful as anything I’ve ever been involved with.”…full article

– The Fat Angel Sings, [12/31/16]