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PALEFACE - Live Reserve Debut - Influenced The Avett Brothers and Beck

Prolific, influential, cult-­hero & indie-folk icon, PALEFACE (influencer for Beck and The Avett Brothers), is a high energy & charismatic duo featuring Monica "Mo" Samalot, on drum-kit & charming candied vocal harmonies. The band celebrated the release of their latest album, One Big Party (Ramseur Records), with a special guest ­performance alongside The Avett Brothers at NYC's Radio City Music Hall, followed by US & Europe tours, including special performances on NPR's Mountain Stage, and Daytrotter (voted top 20 of the year). PALEFACE, was schooled musically by friend Daniel Johnston (The Devil And Daniel Johnston) and soon discovered at an NYC open mic by Danny Fields (The Stooges, The Ramones, MC5). He's released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and has been called a major influence & inspiration by a wide range of artists including Grammy Award recipient BECK, and The Avett Brothers. He's also collaborated and appeared on three albums by The Avett Brothers. Additionally, Paleface is visual artist who's been selling hundreds of his music inspired paintings at concerts, art shows, festivals and via his website

· "Paleface is a gem, a brilliant of the greatest songwriters on Earth" The Avett Brothers

· "We used to go to all the open mics together. Paleface taught me Daniel Johnston songs on the sidewalk and let me sleep on his couch. He's a great songwriter, a generous friend, and a big influence on my early stuff"" BECK

· "Paleface is one of the scene’s best-loved products." Time Out NY

· "indie folk-pop duo with eclectic style and grace, funky, hip, and even interactive" New Times, South Florida

· "A rousing showman we’re lucky to get to see him play live" Creative Loafing, Tampa FL

· "His bright songwriting and even more fiery performance style will set a room in motion... it’s fiercely fresh in pulse, and he and his band light up stages every night." – Orlando Weekly, FL

· "Melodic songs with a sunny vibe while maintaining an edge." The New Yorker

· "Joyous, carefree and catchy as hell” My Old Kentucky Blog

· "Paleface is a big influence on many artists from today’s enormously popular “Indie Folk” scene. It wouldn’t be a stretch to call him the Bob Dylan of the increasingly popular styles." City Beat, Cincinnati

· "Paleface played a wonderful set that saw a normally chill crowd get up on their feet" Dayton Daily News

· "This band will liven up any room it's in, slinging the happiness like a drug", Roanoke Times

· "One damn good time.” BLURT

· "Paleface, an indie-folk icon" The Flagpole, Athens GA

Sound / Instrumentation

High energy, Alt-Folk-Rock duo mixing sounds from Folk, Rock N Roll, Blues, Americana, Rockabilly....

Paleface's Promo Links


ALBUM DOWNLOAD (For PROMO use only): One Big Party, by PALEFACE (download via hightail)





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