The Green House Band is a female fronted six-piece rock band from Denver, CO, comprised of Joe, Tommy, Matt, Hayden, Marlee and Michael. The band is releasing their latest self-titled EP The Green House Band.
In the soul and Americana traditions, The Green House Band reels in audiences with their catchy and inspiring riffs, their jaunty rhythms and soul-induced vocals. Energized and spirited, the songs on this EP takes flight with a sound inspired by bands like Lake Street Drive, Wilco, Tedeschi Trucks Band, California Honeydrops and The Allman Brothers, all while toting a sound that is authentic and original. You can see the band get into the zone as their revved playing leads into many a jam-session. The band members bring to the table the sounds of their past homes all across the country into the recording.
The Green House Band opens up with “Little Boat,” where noodling on the electric guitar provides a pensive and numerating vibe. The guitar sounds then segue into vocals bursting with flavor. The band dives into a folksy and Americana vibe.
A rumbling Western vibe could be detected from the guitars towards the start of “Uncle Steve Reed.” Next, a more full-on appeal coalesces with bass lines, drums, keys and percussions.. The interwoven vocal layers create some tight-knit harmonies and melodies. The feeling is invigorating and infectious.
“Saint” contains a sauntering and jaunty beat. The feeling is lively and enthused as the vocals come in. The atmosphere is revved and fun-loving. This is an upbeat and vibrant track that covers the folk and soul genres. A keys solo courses through this song toward the two-and-a-half-minute hold.
On the closer “Belmar,” bouncy beats come from the drums adding a driving force that really propels the track forward. The guitars are shimmering overhead with a melodious sound. The vocals arrive, soaring with catchy and melodious riffs. This is a dynamic song filled with a country-bent and soulful vibe. The band adds in a revved jam-session toward the outro of this track, producing an apt ending to a dynamic EP.
The band distinguishes themselves from other acts by recording their EP through live takes that really makes these set of songs breathe and come to life. The technique allows the band’s chemistry and revved performances to shine through, offering listeners a glimpse into the band’s live act. Fans of the aforementioned genres will find a band in a similar vein to appreciate. The Green House Band plays pretty much straightforward folk and Americana. But their synergy is definitely something to look forward to. Be sure you have a listen today!
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