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Laveer, (vrb) - to beat against the wind.
“That’s what the dictionary says it means”, explains the band, “it's like we see ourselves as sailors, sailing into the wind and riding the waves against all adversity.... that or something like that. Would you like another biscuit?”
Laveer are four tea-spilling musicians who favour acoustic instruments and like playing songs together. Their music has been called, among other things, compelling and melodic. They like to play live and have recorded one album called “Fingermouth” (available cdbaby, amazon, itunes etc). They are working on some new recordings which will be available later in the year.
Kirsti Robinson is a singer/songwriter from Kent. She has been working behind the scenes for the last ten years as a session singer for the likes of EMI and Universal, and is now stepping out into the limelight with her own brand of music.
Kirsti combines her love of a variety of genres to create a unique and interesting style that provides something for everyone. With the help of her producer Adam Ferguson, she has released an EP and a Mixtape in the last year to high acclaim and has been played on the radio internationally.
With a strong online following and a recent signing to a prestigious singing and songwriter agency, there are sure to be many more exciting things to come.
You can download the free “KR” mixtape from Kirsti's website.
Sevenoaks based singer/songwriter Geoff Easeman is an accomplished vocalist and guitarist who has explored various musical genres both in bands and a solo performer. He has established himself as one of the most charismatic soloists at The Grey Lady shows in addition to enjoying a hugely sucessful debut at Paul's ‘Ship Theatre' showcase in Sevenoaks at the end of last year. Geoff was formerly with local eclectic blues/country band ‘The Magd' who themselves were a popular headline act at the Grey Lady shows. The band amicabally dispanded at the end of 2007 leading Geoff to focus on his Solo acoustic gigs in the meantime. Geoff's distinct style is higlighted his nimble and inticate finger work on the steel spring guitar influenced by genres such as Folk, Country, Ragtime & Blues.
Timing is everything and Searching For Pie is fast on the path to success. Undoubtedly, comparisons will be made spanning an array of genres from the Beatles to The Doors, but what Searching for Pie have created is a flawless conglomeration of sound that until now has yet to be heard. The debut album ‘Into The World’ was written and produced by the Frost brothers, Neil and Gary. Hashing with Carl, Ed, and Jez in 2012 they starting their live performances, playing numerous festivals and venues throughout London and the South East. Their edgy, rock-driven live sound has brought them a rapidly growing fan base and much critical acclaim.
2013 witnessed Searching for Pie performing as main support for nineties Britpop trio ‘Dodgy’ as part of their 3x1 Tour 2013. They are currently writing new tracks for their follow-up album due for release in the autumn.
Don’t miss this band!