New tunes for you courtesy of Nashville duo, The RA-6600. They sent us over a copy of their latest album, Alien Planet, to check out and it is an album that captures the true DYI spirt. Recorded in a garage with one microphone and the vocals into the on-board mic of a 2009 Macbook, they took the lyrics from poems created by Emma Kate Pearson, a 14 year old girl who has a lot to say, and made six short and meaningful songs.
It’s really cool to hear what can be done with just a piano and a drumset. Even though there are only 2 instruments their sound shows more depth than you think. The tunes, form beginning to end, have a whimsical vibe too which keeps you entertained and moving. Singer-songwriter, Daniel Olivas has created something new and unheard. Going from mini rap verses to over-the-top melodies and vocal statements, the music combined with Pearson’s words makes something from another universe — an alien transmission
One thing that is for sure is that no one makes music like The RA-6600. It can’t be categorized into any genre and is not what you expect. I promise you that you will go back to listen to this album multiple times always hearing some fresh, new and raw each time.
Check out Alien Planet, released via Hembot Records, below and leave your thoughts in the comments.