Washing Away’s Part Three – EP (05/27/2016) ratchets up the tension with driving tempos and rhythmic hooks. as the protagonist discovers he’s being used up until they get caught cheating. Heavy guitars support the storytelling, but give way to mellow interludes linking the songs.
Casual Gaze’s Pocket Dial – Single (1/10/2014) Your phone and hips are calling me to get for some ringtone-worthy dance music to get them grooving.
Casual Gaze’s Skinny Jeans – Single (11/12/2013) Put on your skinny jeans and flaunt ’em on the dance floor ’til everyone wants what inside.
In Washing Away’s Part Two – EP (08/06/2013), the attraction between the protagonist and his band mate’s girlfriend has come to the surface. Alternating hope and despair, she feeds his desire while he gives into her thirst for attention. The strong rhythms compliment dissonant harmonies that pull at your ears like the emotions provoking and separating these characters.
Two Eyes for the Dead’s Bullrush (1/10/2012)
Washing Away’s Part One – EP (02/17/2009) is the first of four EPs. This collection deals with the band’s formation and developing friendships among the band mates and between the protagonist and the guitarist’s girlfriend. Bass riffs and rhythms form the foundation for these aggressive, groove-oriented tunes. Mellow interludes connect and weave songs together.
Two Eyes for the Dead’s Outcry (2/17/2009) shows incredible diversity. Many of the metal and hard rock songs feature vocals that sound like Murphy is crying out – the emotion behind his voice is clearly apparent. Featuring both heavy metal songs influenced by the likes of Metallica and more downbeat, calm pieces, the album covers a variety of emotional states while retaining a strong standard of musicianship.
Half Dug’s Self-Titled Album (09/26/2006) evokes early-90′s alternative rock to set the backdrop for their teenage contemplations on life and love. Angst, defiance, and discovery juxtapose regret, reflection, and confusion, setting the band (and listener) at a crossroads. The past and future pull from either side – sometimes violent, sometimes gentle, but always engaging.