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Awake

by Velvet Blue

Released 2019
Released 2019
Loud Guitar Melodic Power Pop
NOTES
“Awake” is 3:19 minutes of pure pop bliss that’s soon to be released on the forthcoming LP “Fun Control” by Velvet Blue.

What started out as a t-shirt and jeans home demo written by Derek Schanche and recorded in Garageband by Patrick Emswiler, this new song was taken to The Cave to record drums and feedback guitar with Danny Naim (Beyonce, Rihanna).

Mixed by Paul Q. Kolderie (Radiohead, Pixies).

"AWAKE" also features Pete Donnelly (The …
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Disruptor

by Velvet Blue

Released 2019
Released 2019
Fast Punk Power Pop with loud melodic guitars and a kick-ass solo!
NOTES
The new single by Velvet Blue "Disruptor" is a short punk/power pop song heavily leaning on Buzzcocks "Singles Going Steady" LP.
It's filled with fast, raw, melodic guitars and Derek's breathy vocal sound. Originally recorded in Garageband with Pat Emswiler, Derek loved the guitar work so much that "we decided to recruit Pete Donnelly (The Figgs) to lay down some bass and Kelly King (King Leg) to hit drums". The solo was later laid …
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Velvet Blue
2019
Velvet Blue

Silently Slips Away

by Velvet Blue

Released 2019
Released 2019
LA based T-shirt and jeans Rock and Roll
NOTES
Velvet Blue is the recording and performing moniker for songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Derek Schanche (two-time ASCAP Award Winner and Boston Music Award Nominee for Best Debut Album).
His brand new single release "Silently Slips Away" is from the forthcoming album "FUN CONTROL".
The music is filled with loud, soulful, melodic guitars and honest, raw lyrics.
Produced by Patrick Emswiler and Derek Schanche
Mixed by Paul Q. Kolderie (Radiohead, The Pixies)
Engineered by Danny Naim …
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Velvet Blue

by Velvet Blue

Released 2017
Released 2017
LA based t-shirt and jeans rock 'n roll.
NOTES
Here are six songs from the main energy center of Boston based "Senor Happy"/Qdivision Records and CBS Records "Stars Crashing Cars". The EP features members of The Figgs and The Candles/Norah Jones along with other special guests. Velvet Blue features a loud brand of electric and indie rock guitars along with strong songs. It was recorded and mixed at The Sound Ranch in Los Angeles, CA by Bobby Tamkin and mastered by Jeff …
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