Berlin - Fans searching for the ideal combination of Americana and folk music which exudes just the right amount of soul have probably found the perfect musical act in The Liquorsmiths. The band captures the emotions, raw energy, and heartfelt tension that is rife with both genres. The Liquorsmiths are set to release their EP, This Book Belongs To, through Inhesion Records and are sure to strike a chord with old and new fans alike.
Celebrating the essence of the Americana sound, the EP rarely strays from the path of reality. The passion of This Book Belongs To flows throughout the six tracks, infused with a sincerity that few rock fans could shake from their psyche. Hailing from San Diego, The Liquorsmiths are a trio that is simply electric on stage, performing in front of fans on tours and festivals nationwide. They have even shared the stage with such epic acts as William Walter, The Marshall Tucker Band, John C. Reilly, Mike Pope, and more. The Liquorsmiths are made up of Drew Thams, Ryan Fischer, and Clayton Payne. The three have a magnetic presence on stage which makes them easily accessible to a diverse crowd and threatens to expose them to a larger audience than many would have ever predicted.
With Thams on the vocals expertly expressing raw emotion and armed with an expansive range, The Liquorsmiths have been able to usher forth their sound with a conviction that has resonated among the industry and critics alike. The Liquorsmiths artistry is even more evident in their instrumentation as they shuttle back and forth from acoustic guitar to standup bass to keyboards to violin. The uniqueness of their sound has not been lost and it is this singular sound that has given them a growing nationwide audience. The Liquorsmiths have the innate ability to connect through their live act in ways that many bands can only aspire to. They can infiltrate and crack even the toughest of crowds. The rise of the group from the underground to the mainstream appears to be inevitable. Many predict that despite The Liquorsmiths impressive trajectory thus far, the best is still yet to come for them.
This Book Belongs To is sure to take The Liquorsmiths to a different dimension in the commercial mainstream market. Their ability to tell a story through song is one of the primary reasons for their quickly growing fan base. They are sure to put their own stamp on the indie music scene and give fans a greater taste of what’s in store in the immediate future. Standout tracks of the EP include ‘Coy With Me’, with its smooth guitar riffs and ‘Get Well Soon’, which almost immediately connects with listeners through its heartfelt lyrics. No matter what your musical preferences may be, what cannot be denied is that The Liquorsmiths deserve the respect they garner due to their sheer artistry alone. Simply put…The Liquorsmiths are what good music should be.
artist, writer, event organizer, and promoter. As a
freelance journalist, he has covered both the underground and
mainstream aspects of the arts, culture, music, entertainment, travel, and
fashion in several cities, including New York, London, Berlin,
Istanbul, Sydney, Bangkok, and Hong Kong to name a few. Fluent in
English, German, Dutch, and Spanish, Triston has been published in The
Huffington Post, Trespass (London), FashionTV, as
well as featured in publications such as the New York Times, Vogue
Italia, Turkish Huriyet, InStyle, and other on-line and print
magazines in the U.S. and internationally. He recently released the first volume
of his memoir on life in Europe, 'Heaux Confessionals: The
Sintroduction'. As a solo performer and with his project band $kandal
Du$t, he has toured in some of the world's most renown clubs,
simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance,
blurring the lines of all that is traditional and leaving his
indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression. There is no divide
- brace yourself.