Hometown Glow (self​-​titled)

by Hometown Glow

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CRGB Clean and funky, down and dirty. Another great South Dakota band to see live! The keys and drums are top notch, consumate pros wrapped in down-to-earth real people. Get this one. Favorite track: Bright Outside.
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Download FREE or by donation! There were no 'kickstarter' funds or front-end fundraising utilized in the creation of this album. Artists paid out of pocket and with money from live show performances. "We did this album to show our appreciation of your support for the community that live music creates, if you feel we deserve a donation after you've enjoyed our music, please be gracious enough to provide!

Studio video of "Bright Outside" www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0y6Ya1rzjA

"Hometown Glow is bluesy, soulful, original music from the heart of the Midwest. Soaring vocals and harmonies, creative chord progressions, choppy funk guitar, huge piano/organ sounds, and showstopping drums. All handmade, the sound that Hometown Glow creates is tightly composed and uplifting, tempered with just enough wiggle room to celebrate the art of improvisation. With impressive command of their instruments, they create complex sonic scenes while staying connected to earth through catchy melodies and composing. Listeners encounter what has been described as 'Grateful Dead meets Stevie Wonder' and a live show that is sure to satisfy music purists, self-proclaimed American Idol vocal judges, cigar chomping blues-meisters, and jam band parking lot party patrons. Hometown Glow's freshman album was played live and direct in the studio simultaneously. Refusing to use special effects, auto-tune, drum sample scrubbing, excessive overdubs and other studio deception, they created a celebration of live music performance. What's more is they plan on release one album every year for 3 years! The first album is available for free will donation at hometownglow.bandcamp.com - Bandcamp.com Featured Artist , March 2013

"I had the pleasure of recording Hometown Glow this past week here at Cathouse Studios. There were no drum samples and no Autotune used. This is real musicians playing real instruments, real well. Oh yeah, the sound is great too!" - Mike Dresch, Cathouse Studios, April 2013 www.cathousestudios.com

"Really nice sound (and production) by these young and talented musicians - from my home town of Sioux Falls, SD. "We play music to perpetuate more music". What more could you ask for from these humble servants of tone? Not since the likes of Spooncat have the local airwaves been graced by such original groove." - Lee Mckenna, Community Radio Group Broadcasting, July 2013 www.crgb.us

"We were thrilled to have Hometown Glow on The White Wall Sessions, their energy was quite evident in their recording. They have a positive, upbeat vibe, which really comes out when creating their music! Very talented and professional musicians." - Jeff Zeuger, Executive Producer -The White Wall Session (Television Series) thewhitewallsessions.com

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released March 15, 2013

Engineered by Mike Dresch at Cathouse Studios
Guest Vocal Harmonies by Michal Milner
Cover Photo used by permission Alex Ewers Photography

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Hometown Glow Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Hometown Glow is a Sioux Falls, SD local original music group. They are first and foremost: live musicians. The tracks you are hearing were recorded simultaneously, direct, and live in the studio without excessive overdubs or studio magic. "We create music, in order to perpetuate more music". Their music is a celebration of simple creativity and a tribute to their friends and family. ... more

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