I am truly honored to be included in this amazing tribute to both DCFC’s amazing Transatlantacism album! Here is the link to my two cover: Title and Registration and Such Great Heights From the official website: ” Transatlantic Mail is a fan project celebrating the 20th anniversary of both Death Cab For Cutie‘s Transatlanticism and The Postal Service‘s Give Up by creating multi-artist tributes to both albums. Eleven artists got together and selected a song from each album to cover, resulting in a variety of genres and styles within each tribute. As a bonus for the listener (and not just because Give Up has 10 tracks and Transatlanticism has 11) we’ve
Have you ever done, written, said, or sung something you look back on and CRINGE at? I love some records by artists who now say they HATE that recording. How is that possible you might ask? Well, I think I can understand that point of view. TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO I released my first “solo” album. (Also much singing done by Joy). The album was titled Songs and Second Thoughts and features tracks that eventually evolved into the first Friction Bailey album, Tengo Yellow Pedal. This album features artwork by my brother Dave and was mastered by the
Part 1 of a two part conversation with the Post-punk Heartstrings podcast and the
Check out the podcast on all major streaming platforms. We went DEEP on this one. If you haven’t had a chance to hear it, please listen in.
This song is a cornerstone of the themes on my new album, Transitions. This song was based on a four page journal entry that was condensed down to one page which was then condensed down to a paragraph. Then I wrote this song. This features the very talented musician/producer Katie Dwyer. Please also check out all of HER stuff because she makes every project she works on better.
Steven is a musical jack-of-all-trades living in San Dimas, California (home to Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures).
His music ranges from the indie-folk of Sufjan Stevens, Elliot Smith, and Bon Iver to the garage rock swagger of The White Stripes, The Strokes, and The Black Keys.
As an artist, he has toured the country fronting Pushstart Wagon, Friction Bailey, and Steven and the Starlight. He also has three solo full-length releases: We Will All Be Lifted (2009), And The Stars Will Guide Us Home (2010), and Hallelujah Heartbreak (2017).
His latest project is Transitions (2021) Check it out here.