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Making (air)waves!!  We're getting indie radio love from all corners of the world!! Songs that made their airplay debut:  "Storyline", "Begging the Radio", "Nevertheless", "Adios", "More and More" ... batting .500 on a debut album is quite Awesuhm!!!   (See About page for more information)

 

Trio Of Awesuhm: The Making Of A Band 

Have you ever wondered how it happens... how you pull together several musicians who are notoriously unscrupulously existentially disheveled and herd these hip cats into a harmonious team that make beautiful music together?  We share our secrets with our new short "rockumentary" (I actually typed "mockumentary" but I like the auto-correct suggestion so I've kept it.   Here it is, our recipe book for how to fake - I mean make - a band...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGhPxiK6yNo

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More & More 

A belated post on our first radio debut of "More & More" on WEQX The Real Alternative 102.7!!  Happened at 7:17 on Mother's Day 2018.  This album morphed in so many directions but we thought it was still heavily grounded in folk.  It's interesting that our most alternative rock cut of the album was the first to make it on the airwaves.  We couldn't be more thrilled!  Come see us rock out live with a one-two punch at The Bitter End on Tuesday July 17th, 9pm.  We're going to cover a lot of musical ground and its going to be uhmazing!!  

Nevertheless 

Each song on the album has their own unique random journey. But none is as ambitious in spite of its serendipity as "Nevertheless".   The song was written in the spring of 2017 in the swirl of the world events at the time, the themes of which, for better or worse, are timeless.  It started from a guitar riff that spilled out in a last minute decision to get in even 10 seconds of guitar practice before rushing out the door.  The opening verse wrote itself one day, inspired by a StoryCorps interview with Carl McNair, the brother of Ron McNair, one of seven crew members aboard the space shuttle Challenger that exploded in 1986.  The 2011 interview can be found here https://storycorps.org/listen/carl-mcnair/. The childhood anecdote of Ron McNair kicks off a series of vignettes that reinforces the immutable resilience in humanity in spite of personal and social obstructions created by insecurities in humanity.  This song is an anthem.  We prevail when we persist. 

Get ready 

Final mix/mastering underway, and getting ready for the album release on April 19th.  Cowboys&Aliens has morphed into both the familiar with just a hint of weird, courtesy of all the happy accidents along the way.  Join us for the album release gig, which will be equally unscripted and left to the devices of the uber-creative and talented musicians.  #justshowup.  

Greetings, we come in peace and pancakes 

The content on this website is currently in development as we focus on wrapping up our debut full length studio album.  This project had no master plan and is unveiling itself note by note.  We've been having a great time seeing what happens when you #justshowup.  As we test this site we will be uploading progress tracks for a limited time on the Music page.   We can't wait to share this with you soon, so as they say, watch this space.... !!