With their brand new 2019 album SHY (number four in the catalog), Dear Rabbit shows no signs of quitting any time soon. DR's previous 2016 effort, They're Not Like You, was the first one to receive the acclaim that truly excited front man Rence, drawing comparisons to a New York sound and indy rawk beyond -- Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman, Silver Jews, Daniel Johnston, Roky Erickson, Iggy Pop, etc. The '18 SHY carries on that attitude with 16 brand new tunes, drawing from Rence's "varied influences, such as Guided By Voices, Sparklehorse, Prince and XTC, adding immediacy and a visceral power to the songs." (Collin Estes, CS Indy) Over the last seven years, Dear Rabbit has shared heartfelt performances of their songs across various stages, sweaty basements, intimate living rooms, warehouse spaces, beer soaked dive bars and beyond, throughout 48 states and six Canadian provinces to date. Performing at Treefort Music Fest '18 stands as perhaps the greatest honor in all of Dear Rabbit's career. Stay tuned for future 2019 happenings!
RickoLus is a homemade recording artist and traveling songsmith from Jacksonville, Florida (USA). Since his debut release “youngster” in 2010 he has toured the US, Europe and Australia with his one man band show. He has released three other full length records since then “troubadour” and “Coyote & Mule”on Circle into Square/ Fake Four records and “Coconut” on Crayon Skull, also a handful of singles and EP’s, including a split 12” record called “Rivers & Lakes” on French label Dora Dorovitch. On his latest record “Archways” rickoLus, who predominately writes on guitar, explores songwriting with piano. The songs bring out a croon in his voice and a mature command that tells tales of love, nostalgia and metamorphosis. “Archways” was released as a 10” on the Czech label Lokal Rekorc and digitally worldwide in May 2019.
An Historic (Adam Matlock)
Matlock writes increasingly narrative and frenzied songs under the name An Historic, and dark ambient music under the alias G. Zarapanecko, and frequently writes and performs compositions under his own name solo or with
various partners or small ensembles. Matlock can also be seen performing with free improv trio Broadcloth and avant-traditionalists Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps.
Squalloscope is Anna Kohlweis, who exists as a multimedia artist, illustrator, music producer, composer, songer and singwriter based in Austria. Between 2006 and 2011 she was also known as Paper Bird, a name under which she released three full-length albums. Anna Kohlweis works as a solitary force on songwriting, production, recording, artwork, and music videos and is dedicated to rhymes, multi-layered choirs, field recordings, loops, vaguely sloppy beats, the rage of her thirties, the intensely personal, and quite possibly the slightly wacky.
Squalloscope releases include the album “Soft Invasions", two EPs, “Desert” and “Dispenser Box” (Seayou), as well as the self-released EP “Unpleasant Design”. Her fifth full-length album “Exoskeletons For Children” is now out on Seayou Records and Fake Four Inc.