August 9th, 2014 The Wild Reeds released their formal debut album, Blind
and Brave, which was produced by Raymond Richards at Red Rockets Glare
(Parson Redheads, Honey Honey, Local Natives, Dustbowl Revival).
and Brave illustrates
the story of the working class, and encourages listeners to genuinely care
about the place they inhabit, keep it beautiful, connect with people, and be
brave. The message found in these songs is that you have to get through the
hard stuff to get to the good stuff, just as you have to go through the bad
parts of town to find the best parts, whether it be a venue down an old dark
alley way, or a friend’s house at the top of a hill. In everything you do, do
it out of love.
be joining Newport Folk Festival’s sister of the west, Way Over Yonder in
September with artists such as Jackson Brown, Local Natives, Lucinda Williams,
and speak of plans to tour the West this fall. Stay tuned.