With grooves borrowed from classic American rock n' roll and roots music, this record is infused with old-timey banjos and Duane Eddy and John Fogerty style electric guitar lines for a sound that is unique, yet seems instantly familiar.
“With bigger ideas come bigger sounds and SSB has gone big.” - MP Cavalier, DoItIndy Radio Hour
“Every tune serves the moment that they were written for ... The guitar sound is pure ear candy to me, reminiscent of REM, Petty, and Smiths.” – Ben Cannon, Spark Joy Music
“Shiny Shiny Black's Wild Edges EP shines a light on the worry, fear, angst, & joy that is present in all of us.” – Scott Curtis, Michiana People Podcast
“On my way home, that sound is unmistakable.” – Benjamin Gooding, fan
released September 23, 2016
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Nathan Butler for Nimble Wit Productions.
Produced by Nathan Butler.
Executive Producer: Amber Butler.
Recorded at the Incognito Room in Goshen, Ind.
All songs Nathan Butler, lead vocal, electric guitars, acoustic guitars, drums, percussion, backing vocals, addtl. keyboards. Amber Butler, bass guitar, backing vocals, banjo. Additional musicians: Mike Kyle, keyboard (Gone, Hallelujah, and Home); Anna P. Sherck, Bryan Chris, Annie Yoder, Allison Pannell and Shawn Skaggs, backing vocals.
Cover Art by Benjamin Metz – Instagram @metzben
Photography by Bryan Chris – www.bryanchrisphotography.com
Design by Rafael Barahona – www.rthr3e.com
All songs written by Nathan A. Butler (Nimble Wit Productions/ASCAP), except “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” (public domain).